I. \\-zh(ə)nə̇st\ noun (-s)
Etymology: division + -ist
1. : one that advocates division or disunion

the divisionists objected to the existing boundary line

2. often capitalized : an adherent or practitioner of divisionism : neo-impressionist
II. adjective
Usage: often capitalized
: of or relating to divisionism : neo-impressionist

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divisˈionist noun
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Main Entry:division

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