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These are all elements, but the main thing we can do in the Middle East is encourage the reformist elements.
Frank Carlucci

Meaning of "reformist" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REFORMIST

reformist  [rɪˈfɔːmɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REFORMIST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Reformist is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES REFORMIST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Reformism

Reformism is the belief that gradual changes through and within existing institutions can ultimately change a society's fundamental economic system and political structures. This belief grew out of opposition to revolutionary socialism, which contends that revolution is necessary for fundamental structural changes to occur. Reformism is to be distinguished from pragmatic reforms - reformism is the belief that an accumulation of reforms can lead to the emergence of an entirely different economic system and form of society than present-day capitalism.

Definition of reformist in the English dictionary

The definition of reformist in the dictionary is advocating reform, esp political or religious reform, rather than abolition.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REFORMIST


alarmist
əˈlɑːmɪst
alchemist
ˈælkəmɪst
chemist
ˈkɛmɪst
chloroformist
ˈklɔːrəˌfɔːmɪst
columnist
ˈkɒləmɪst
conformist
kənˈfɔːmɪst
economist
ɪˈkɒnəmɪst
exonumist
ˌɛksəʊˈnjuːmɪst
extremist
ɪkˈstriːmɪst
Islamist
ˈɪzləmɪst
mist
mɪst
nonconformist
ˌnɒnkənˈfɔːmɪst
optimist
ˈɒptɪmɪst
panspermist
pænˈspɜːmɪst
plumist
ˈpluːmɪst
promised
ˈprɒmɪst
psalmist
ˈsɑːmɪst
taxidermist
ˈtæksɪdɜːmɪst
timist
ˈtiːmɪst
transformist
trænsˈfɔːmɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REFORMIST

reform school
reformability
reformable
reformado
reformat
reformate
reformation
reformational
reformationist
reformative
reformatories
reformatory
Reformed
reformer
reformism
reformulate
reformulation

WORDS THAT END LIKE REFORMIST

agronomist
anatomist
animist
autonomist
bigamist
biochemist
ceramist
demist
dispensing chemist
ergonomist
geochemist
home economist
love-in-a-mist
pessimist
phlebotomist
polygamist
red mist
Soroptimist
taxonomist
warmist

Synonyms and antonyms of reformist in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «reformist» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REFORMIST

Find out the translation of reformist to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of reformist from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «reformist» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

改革者
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

reformista
570 millions of speakers

English

reformist
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुधारवादी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إصلاحي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

реформистская
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

reformista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংস্কারবাদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

réformiste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Reformisme
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

reformistisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

改革の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

개혁적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Reformisme
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người sửa đổi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீர்திருத்தவாதம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुधारणावाद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

reformizm
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

riformista
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

reformatorski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

реформістська
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

reformist
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρεφορμιστική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hervorming
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

reformistisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

reformistiske
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REFORMIST»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about reformist

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QUOTES WITH «REFORMIST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word reformist.
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Frank Carlucci
These are all elements, but the main thing we can do in the Middle East is encourage the reformist elements.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REFORMIST»

Discover the use of reformist in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to reformist and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Reformist Voices of Islam: Mediating Islam and Modernity
This compelling volume introduces the current generation of reformist thinkers and activists, the intellectual traditions they carry on, and the reasons for the failure of reformist movements to sustain broad support in the Islamic world ...
Robert Guttmann, Shireen T. Hunter, 2008
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Gallienus: A Study in Reformist and Sexual Politics
It is said he dressed his soldiers up as women. Inflation ran riot. But he kept the core of the empire intact against Persian and barbarian invasions. In 'Gallienus' John Bray reconstructs the life of this often unfairly maligned emperor.
John Jefferson Bray, 1997
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Quran: A Reformist Translation
The Reformist Translation of the Quran offers a non-sexist and non-sectarian understanding of the divine text that explicitly rejects the authority of the clergy to determine the likely meaning of disputed passages and uses logic and the ...
‎2007
4
Reformist Muslims in Yagyakarta Village: The Islamic ...
This study examines the religious life of reformist Muslims in a Yogyakarta village.
Hyung-Jun Kim, 2007
5
The Intellectual Origins of the Prague Spring: The ...
A survey of the development of reformist ideas among the Czech intelligentsia after 1956.
Vladimir V. Kusin, 2002
6
Michel de L'Hôpital: The Vision of a Reformist Chancellor ...
This is the first critical political biography in more than one hundred years of Michel de LHpital, who served as chancellor of France from 1560 to 1568 during the Wars of Religion under the reigns of Francis II and Charles IX and the ...
Seong-Hak Kim, 1997
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Ethics and Power in Medieval English Reformist Writing
Finally, he traces how major English reformist writing - Piers Plowman, Mum and the Sothsegger, and The Book of Margery Kempe - expanded the practice to justify their protests, to protect themselves from repressive elements in the late ...
Edwin D. Craun, 2010
8
Between Marxism and Anarchism: Benoît Malon and French ...
K. Steven Vincent offers here the first scholarly study of the impact of Malon's life and thought on the development of French socialism. Malon was of the generation of the French Left that came of age under the Second Empire.
K. Steven Vincent, 1992
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State, Society, and Religious Engineering: Towards a ...
This is also a topic of great significance in many Asian, particularly Southeast Asian, countries and it will serve as an important book for future reference in this area of research and comparative studies.
Khun Eng Kuah, 2009
10
Muslim Reformist Political Thought: Revivalists, Modernists ...
Much fundamental research, however, remains to be done. The present work focuses on the development of Muslim reformist (jadid) political thought in the Emirate of Bukhara in the period 1870—1924, with particular reference to the writings ...
Sarfraz Khan, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REFORMIST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term reformist is used in the context of the following news items.
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Reformist Bloc had to cede on the point for the election of top …
Sofia. “The only disagreement at the moment is with the Reformist Bloc who has to cede on the point for the election of top officials of the judiciary.” That is what ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
2
Iran detains reformist activist
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are reporting authorities have detained a reformist activist upon his arrival in the country. The report by the semi-official yjc.ir ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
3
Reformist Iranian minister survives impeachment vote
Critics had accused Education Minister Ali Asghar Fani, part of Iran's reformist camp, of failing to address complaints from teachers over low salaries. «Yahoo News, Jun 15»
4
Turkish finance minister says coalition would not be as reformist as …
ANKARA (Reuters) - A coalition in Turkey would not be as reformist as a single-party government, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Monday, a day after ... «Yahoo News, Jun 15»
5
Iran blocks website for reporting on reformist ex-president
Tehran (AFP) - Iran blocked a website Friday for publishing reports about and pictures of former reformist president Mohammad Khatami despite a judicial ban, ... «Yahoo News, Feb 15»
6
New Iran reformist party sets sights on legislative polls
Tehran (AFP) - A new Iranian political party with social democratic leanings opened its first congress Thursday, aiming to lead reformists to victory in the Islamic ... «Yahoo News, Feb 15»
7
Iran reformists in landmark meeting ahead of 2016 polls
Iranian reformists held their first public meeting since June 2009 on Thursday to press their political comeback and wrest back control of the ... «Daily Mail, Jan 15»
8
Iran Approves New 'Reformist' Political Party
Iran's Interior Ministry has approved the registration of a new "reformist" political party, the first in years in the Islamic republic. Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Ali ... «RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Dec 14»
9
Bulgaria's GERB, Reformist Bloc Sign Coalition Deal
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's GERB, Reformist Bloc Sign Coalition Deal Reformist Bloc co-leader Meglena Kuneva, GERB leader Boyko Borisov (C) and Reformist Bloc ... «Novinite.com, Nov 14»
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Bulgaria's GERB, Reformist Bloc Agree on Framework of Minority …
ABV and Patriotic Front have political programs that differ from that of GERB and the Reformists, but both smaller parties have already said they would support a ... «Wall Street Journal, Nov 14»

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