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max·i·mal·ist

 (măk′sə-mə-lĭst)
n.
One who advocates extremist views or radical action to secure a social or political goal.

[Russian maksimalist, name applied in 1906 to an extreme splinter group of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party, ultimately from Latin maximum, maximum; see maximum.]

max′i·mal·ist adj.

Maximalist

(ˈmæksɪməlɪst)
(in early 20th-century Russia) n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of the radical faction of Social Revolutionaries that supported terrorism against the tsarist regime and advocated a short period of postrevolutionary working-class dictatorship
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of the radical faction of Social Revolutionaries that supported terrorism against the tsarist regime and advocated a short period of postrevolutionary working-class dictatorship
3. (Historical Terms) a less common name for a Bolshevik
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a less common name for a Bolshevik
[C20: from French, a translation of Russian; see Bolshevik]

maximalist

(ˈmæksɪməlɪst)
n
a person who favours direct action to achieve all his goals and rejects compromise

max•i•mal•ist

(ˈmæk sə mə lɪst)

n.
a person who favors a radical and immediate approach to the achievement of a set of goals.
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