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One who practices or urges strict correctness, especially in the use of words.
pu·ris′tic (pyo͝o-rĭs′tĭk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||purist - someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)|
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noun stickler, traditionalist, perfectionist, classicist, pedant, formalist, literalist Purists say the language is under threat.
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purist[ˈpjʊərɪst] N → purista mf
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purist[ˈpjʊərɪst] n → puriste mf
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n → Purist(in) m(f)
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purist[ˈpjʊərɪst] n → purista m/f
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