diversionist
noun Date: 1937 1. one engaged in diversionary activities 2. one characterized by political deviation

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  • diversionist — DIVERSIONÍST, Ă, diversionişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. De diversiune, cu caracter de diversiune, cu scopul de a provoca o diversiune. 2. s.m. şi f. Persoană care provoacă sau încearcă să provoace o diversiune. [pr.: si o ] – Diversiune +… …   Dicționar Român

  • diversionist — [də vʉr′zhənist, də vʉr′shənist, dī vʉr′zhənist, dī vʉr′shənist] n. a person engaged in diversionary activity or tactics …   English World dictionary

  • diversionist — diversionism, n. /di verr zheuh nist, sheuh , duy /, n. 1. a person engaged in activities that divert attention from a primary focus. 2. a person who deviates politically. [1935 40; DIVERSION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • diversionist — di·ver·sion·ist …   English syllables

  • diversionist — di•ver•sion•ist [[t]dɪˈvɜr ʒə nɪst, ʃə , daɪ [/t]] n. cvb a person engaged in diversionary activities • Etymology: 1935–40 di•ver′sion•ism, n …   From formal English to slang

  • diversionist — /dəˈvɜʒənəst/ (say duh verzhuhnuhst) noun a saboteur, especially one who plots against a communist government …   Australian English dictionary

  • diversionist — n. 1 a person who engages in disruptive or subversive activities. 2 Polit. (esp. used by communists) a conspirator against the State; a saboteur …   Useful english dictionary

  • diversionism — DIVERSIONÍSM s.n. Atitudine, manifestare cu caracter de diversiune. [pr.: si o ] – Diversiune + suf. ism. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  diversionísm s. n. (sil. si o ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • First Vienna Award — The First Vienna Award was the result of the First Vienna Arbitration (November 2, 1938), which took place at Vienna s Belvedere Palace on the eve of World War II. It was a direct consequence of the Munich Agreement (September 30, 1938). By the… …   Wikipedia

  • Polish operation of the NKVD — Polish operation of the NKVDThe term Polish operation was suggested by two researchers of the Memorial Society, N. Petrov and A. Roginsky (Н.В.Петров, А.Б.Рогинский).] refers to the coordinated actions of the NKVD in 1937 1938, done according to… …   Wikipedia

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