an ideological defector from the party line (especially from orthodox communism)
Derivationally related forms: ↑deviationism
Hypernyms: ↑deserter, ↑defector

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I. \\-sh(ə)nə̇st\ noun (-s)
: one who departs from the principles of an organization (as a political party) with which he is affiliated

deviationists in Communist countries

II. adjective
: of or relating to deviationism or deviationists

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dēviāˈtionist noun
A person (orig a communist) whose doctrine deviates from the strictly orthodox
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Main Entry:deviate

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