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sovereigntist

Syllabification: sov·er·eign·tist
Pronunciation: /ˈsäv(ə)rənˌtist
 
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Definition of sovereigntist in English:

noun

Canadian
A person who supports Quebec’s right to self-government or full independence.
Example sentences
  • The question should not be how to resurrect Mr. Mulroney's devil's bargain with the sovereigntists.
  • Kashmiri sovereigntists have only the larger world community to appeal to in their quest for an independent Kashmir.
  • The sovereigntist / separatist Bloc Quebecois are the obvious candidate for hostile weakness.

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