There are 2 main definitions of ist in English:

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ist 1

Pronunciation: /ist/

noun

informal, chiefly derogatory
A follower of a distinctive practice, system, or philosophy, typically a political ideology or an artistic movement: you can’t be born an ist
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  • So long as the worst thing an ist does is to leave someone alone, there is no moral justification for using force against him.
  • Send some invitations to Libertarians, left-wingers, socialists, centrists, whatever ians and ists there are.
  • The adoption of isms and adherance to ists stunts development of free cognitive association, an essential and distinguishing attribute of creativity.

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Syllabification: ist

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IST 2

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Syllabification: IST

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