reductionist
noun or adjective see reductionism

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  • reductionist — See reductionism. * * * …   Universalium

  • reductionist — 1. adjective of, or relating to reductionism 2. noun an advocate of reductionism …   Wiktionary

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  • reductionist — n. supporter of reductionism, one who believes that all phenomena can be explained in terms of a simpler phenomenon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reductionist — re·duc·tion·ist …   English syllables

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