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so·cial·ist

socialist

 
pronunciation:
so sh lihst
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who works in favor of or practices socialism.
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The word socialist contains the following part:
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism, and many have a corresponding adjective form ending in -ic (realistic, artistic).