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supremacist

Line breaks: su¦prema|cist
Pronunciation: /suːˈprɛməsɪst
 
, sjuː-/

Definition of supremacist in English:

noun

An advocate of the supremacy of a particular group, especially one determined by race or sex: a white supremacist
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  • The neo-fascists and white supremacists organized in groups like Hale's ‘Creativity’ movement are miniscule in number.
  • Group members and other white supremacists have responded with evident delight at the latest killings.
  • Like other white supremacists, most of whom lacked anything approaching his talents and intellectual sophistication, Davidson found himself increasingly isolated even in the South.

adjective

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Relating to or advocating the supremacy of a particular group: supremacist ideologies
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  • Based on fundamentalist revolutionary ideas, Fascism defines itself through intense xenophobia, militarism, and supremacist ideals.
  • The BJP's Hindu supremacist agenda was central to its formation and its political advances.
  • They make clear their contempt for supremacist doctrine in ‘All the Young Fascists’.

Derivatives

supremacism

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noun
Example sentences
  • How did white supremacism, and the populist politics of racial solidarity, offer them a kind of perverse security within that world?
  • Finally, unionism's supremacism is said to be evinced in sexist features of unionist political thought and action.
  • Humanism here means something like ‘human supremacism.’

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