revisionist
noun or adjective see revisionism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • revisionist — /rəˈvɪʒənəst/ (say ruh vizhuhnuhst) noun 1. an advocate of revision, especially of some political or religious doctrine. 2. a reviser. –adjective 3. of or relating to those advocating or engaged in revision: *Despite some revisionist historians,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Revisionist — Der Begriff Revisionismus (vom lateinischen: revidere – „wieder hinsehen“) bezeichnet Versuche, eine als allgemein anerkannt geltende historische, politische oder wissenschaftliche Erkenntnis und Position nochmals zu überprüfen, in Frage zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • revisionist — /ri vizh euh nist/, n. 1. an advocate of revision, esp. of some political or religious doctrine. 2. a reviser. 3. any advocate of doctrines, theories, or practices that depart from established authority or doctrine. adj. 4. of or pertaining to… …   Universalium

  • revisionist — 1. adjective /ɹɪˈvɪʒənɪst/ Of or pertaining to revisionism 2. noun /ɹɪˈvɪʒənɪst/ A proponent of revisionism …   Wiktionary

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