An adherent of an ideology, especially one who is uncompromising and dogmatic: a conservative ideologue
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- It's time to lay down the law to the extremist uncompromising ideologues.
- The federal judiciary in particular is increasingly dominated by right-wing ideologues.
- The years of perestroika witnessed the transformation of Izvestia into the leading ideologue of capitalist reforms.
Early 19th century: from French idéologue; see also ideology.
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