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Noun: pluralist  plûr-u-list
  1. A cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time
     
  2. A philosopher who believes that no single explanation can account for all the phenomena of nature
     
  3. Someone who believes that distinct ethnic, cultural or religious groups can exist together in society

Derived forms: pluralists

Type of: churchman, churchwoman, cleric, divine, ecclesiastic, liberal, liberalist, philosopher, progressive

Encyclopedia: Pluralist