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min·i·mal·ist

 (mĭn′ə-mə-lĭst)
n.
1. One who advocates a moderate or conservative approach, action, or policy, as in a political or governmental organization.
2. A practitioner of minimalism.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, characteristic of, or in the style of minimalism.
2. Being or providing a bare minimum of what is necessary.
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minimalist

(ˈmɪnɪməlɪst)
n
1. a person advocating a minimal policy, style, technique, action, etc
2. (Art Terms) a minimal artist
adj
(Art Terms) of or relating to minimal art or artists

Minimalist

(ˈmɪnɪməlɪst)
(in early 20th-century Russia) n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of the faction of the Social Revolutionaries that advocated immediate postrevolutionary democracy
2. (Historical Terms) a less common name for a Menshevik
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min•i•mal•ist

(ˈmɪn ə mə lɪst)

n.
1. a person who favors a moderate approach to, or who holds minimal expectations for, the achievement of specific goals or programs.
2. a practitioner of minimalism.
adj.
3. of or characteristic of minimalism.
4. being or offering only what is required or essential: a minimalist program for tax reform.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minimalist - a conservative who advocates only minor reforms in government or politics
conservative, conservativist - a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
2.minimalist - a practitioner or advocate of artistic minimalism
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
Adj.1.minimalist - of or relating to artistic minimalismminimalist - of or relating to artistic minimalism
2.minimalist - advocating minimal reforms (as in government or politics)
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
moderate - being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"
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minimalist

adjective sparse, simple, basic, plain, bare, discreet, spartan, unadorned, unfussy The designers settled on a minimalist approach.
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Translations
minimalistisch

minimalist

[ˈmɪnɪməlɪst] ADJ & Nminimalista mf
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minimalist

[ˈmɪnɪməlɪst]
adjminimaliste
nminimaliste m/f
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minimalist

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minimalist

[ˈmɪnɪməlɪst] adj & nminimalista (m/f)
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