unionist

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noun union·ist \-nist\

Definition of unionist

  1. :  an advocate or supporter of union or unionism

1799

First Known Use of unionist

1799


UNIONIST Defined for English Language Learners

unionist

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noun union·ist \-nist\

Definition of unionist for English Language Learners

  • : someone who supports labor unions

  • Unionist : a supporter of the Union (sense 4b) during the American Civil War

  • Unionist : a person who believes that Northern Ireland should remain a part of the United Kingdom



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