partitionist partitionist n. An advocate of partitioning a country. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • partitionist — par·ti·tion·ist …   English syllables

  • partitionist — noun an advocate of partitioning a country • Derivationally related forms: ↑partition • Hypernyms: ↑advocate, ↑advocator, ↑proponent, ↑exponent * * * sh(ə)nə̇st noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

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