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rejectionist Syllabification: re·jec·tion·ist
Pronunciation: /rəˈjekSHənəst/

Definition of rejectionist in English:


A person who rejects a proposed policy, in particular a supporter of Palestinian independence who rejects the possibility of a negotiated peace with Israel: the rejectionists want the agreement to fail at all costs
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  • It was a speech of encouragement to the rejectionists on both sides.
  • These republican rejectionists may commit violent crimes, which unionist rejectionists will seize on to delay political progress.
  • We need creative builders, not mere reformers or rejectionists, in order to build something new.


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Rejecting a proposed policy: rejectionist groups a rejectionist agenda
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  • Most likely, however, Britain would be joined in a rejectionist lobby by several other states not belonging to the original, core European community of France, Germany, Italy and Benelux.
  • Rejectionist politicians argued Greek Cypriots would receive a full restoration of property lost in 1974 if they just "hung tough."
  • "These attacks, whether by rejectionist loyalists or dissident republicans, are attacks on the peace process and must be condemned in the most forthright and unequivocal terms."

Words that rhyme with rejectionist

insurrectionist, perfectionist, projectionist, protectionist, vivisectionist
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