Definition of 'extremist'
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He sells alcohol in the capital and fears being attacked by extremists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This threat cannot be averted merely by taking action at home to counter extremist doctrine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They do not want extremist violence to destroy their lives. The Sun (2007)But attempts by political extremists to hijack it always end in failure. The Sun (2006)But its ideology draws on extremist currents and its attempts at concealment are dishonest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But we know we are being attacked by extremists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The man was freed after cops found he had no links to religious extremist groups. The Sun (2014)The floods have also been exploited by extremist groups. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That does not work in an age where religious extremists are seizing power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain First says it aims to counter such extremists. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Hindu extremists claimed the attacks were a spontaneous reaction to the murder of a local Hindu leader. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The police and security forces of a free society have an obligation to monitor people who are known to belong to extremist groups. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The church stands as a crucial support system and a resource for women who are currently involved in or are susceptible to extremist violence. Christianity Today (2000)THE head of a police unit tackling political extremists was made redundant days before the student riots. The Sun (2010)A foreign spy who had worked alongside extremists in another country would have added credibility. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They can either move it towards democracy and moderation, or radical and extremist forces can increase their influence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some of that supportive work with young people has sought to counter extremist rhetoric from groups such as al-Shabaab. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Foreign criminals and extremists hide behind the Convention to avoid deportation, making our country a laughing stock. The Sun (2016)And after three years in jail, is it really possible that he has moved away from his extremist, fanatical views? The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'extremist'
British English: extremist /ɪkˈstriːmɪst/ NOUN
If you describe someone as an extremist, you disapprove of them because they try to bring about political change by using violent or extreme methods.
- American English: extremist
- Arabic: مُتَطَرِّف
- Brazilian Portuguese: extremista
- Chinese: 极端主义者
- Croatian: ekstremist
- Czech: extremista
- Danish: ekstremist
- Dutch: extremist
- European Spanish: extremista
- Finnish: ekstremisti
- French: extrémiste
- German: Extremist
- Greek: εξτρεμιστής
- Italian: estremista
- Japanese: 過激派
- Korean: 극단주의자
- Norwegian: ekstremist
- Polish: ekstremista
- European Portuguese: extremista
- Romanian: extremist
- Russian: экстремист
- Spanish: extremista
- Swedish: extremist
- Thai: คนที่มีหัวรุนแรง
- Turkish: aşırı uçta
- Ukrainian: екстреміст
- Vietnamese: người theo chủ nghĩa cực đoan
British English: extremist ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone has extremist views, you disapprove of them because they believe in bringing about change by using violent or extreme methods.
...his determination to purge the party of extremist views.
Definition of extremist from the Collins English Dictionary
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