Definition of 'separatist'
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He said the suspects were members of the southern separatist movement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The most extreme segment of the women's movement is the separatists. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)The more bold have nervously asked for his view on the Basque separatist movement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Maintaining stability and suppressing separatist movements is hugely important for Beijing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Evidence is also mounting of feuds between the separatist groups as the battle for control of eastern Ukraine becomes increasingly splintered. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The separatists blamed government forces. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What do the separatists want? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Turkey has a large Kurdish population of its own and has suffered three decades of separatist violence in the south and east. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thousands have been killed in clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'separatist'
British English: separatist ADJECTIVE
Separatist organizations and activities within a country involve members of a group of people who want to establish their own separate government or are trying to do so.
...a separatist movement.
British English: separatist NOUN
Separatists are people who want their own separate government or are involved in separatist activities.
The army has come under attack by separatists.
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