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  • n. Plural form of reformist.

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Examples

  • The trio are often labelled "reformists" although they have not indicated a single reform they plan to introduce.

    Iran's Green Movement Lives

  • Working against the reformists was their own determination to restore the rule of law, and therefore to play by the rules.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • Among those candidates who were selected and trusted by the Supreme Leader, the so-called reformists appeal to young people, who want freedom and democracy and have little sympathy for the Islamic Revolution due to the fact that the majority of them were born after the revolution.

    Sara Dehghan: Growing Up in Iran and Watching the Election From the U.S.

  • Like Chavez, he proceeded to use state oil revenues to consolidate his base among the poor, something which the so-called reformists under his predecessor Mohammed Khatami or earlier nonreformists under Rafsanjani/Mousavi were not noted for.

    Venezuela & Iran: Whither the Revolutions?

  • This is something that really scares the pants out of both the clerics and the reformists, which is why they're coming together now.

    CNN Transcript Jun 14, 2009

  • Apart from them, BNP leaders including standing committee members, former ministers and lawmakers, leaders known as reformists, former student leaders, businessmen, former bureaucrats, lawyers and woman leaders collected and submitted nomination forms.

    Relatives of convicts to vie for BNP ticket 3,186 forms sold, 2,063 submitted

  • In true sense, at the early time of military backed interim government BNP was divided into two parts, one was known as reformists and another was known as Khaleda loyalist.

    Bangladesh: Steps towards election

  • And they're identified as reformists leaning or hard line supporting the government or not.

    CNN Transcript Feb 23, 2007

  • BLITZER: he new Palestinian Authority government that was put together doesn't include some of those so-called reformists, reformers that the Bush administration was hoping to see.

    CNN Transcript Nov 1, 2002

  • Suranjit, Amir Hossain Amu and Razzak known as reformists for their 'hidden' entente with the caretaker government are not likely to have berth in the new government.

    The New Nation

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