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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Member of an intellectual movement in 19th-century Russia.

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  • He is seen as having his own agenda for reforms, independent and vaguely appealing, a westernizer, you see, like a fun-sized Peter the Great.
  • Medvedev has taken the role of the burger-eating, twitter-loving westernizer of the nation, while Putin provides the counter weight by remaining a hard-ass, skeptical of...
  • The U. S.-engineered truce between Pervez Musharraf and exiled westernizer Benazir Bhutto went awry when violent extremists assassinated her once she returned to Pakistan. for more
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