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Definitions of -ist word

  • suffix -ist -ist is used in place of -ism to form count nouns and adjectives. The nouns refer to people who have particular beliefs. The adjectives describe something related to or based on particular beliefs. 0
  • suffix -ist -ist is used to form count nouns referring to people who do a particular kind of work. 0
  • suffix -ist -ist is added to nouns referring to musical instruments, in order to form nouns that refer to people who play these instruments. 0
  • suffix -ist a person who performs a certain action or is concerned with something specified 0
  • suffix -ist a person who practises in a specific field 0
  • suffix -ist a person who advocates a particular doctrine, system, etc, or relating to such a person or the doctrine advocated 0

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-ist popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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