Kemalist

noun
Ke·​mal·​ist | \ -lə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of Kemalist

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a follower of Kemal Atatürk : an adherent of Kemalism the economic policies of the Kemalists

Kemalist

adjective
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Definition of Kemalist (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of Kemalism or Kemalists the modern Kemalist pattern of revolutionAtlantic the Ottoman empire collapsed and Kemalist Turkey was born— Necmeddin Sadak

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History and Etymology for Kemalist

Noun

Kemal Atatürk + English -ist

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“Kemalist.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kemalist. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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