Meaning of MINIMALIST in English

MINIMALIST

I. -lə̇st noun

( -s )

Etymology: French minimaliste, from minimal (probably from English) + -iste -ist; intended as translation of Russian men'shevik Menshevik

: one that favors restricting something (as the functions and powers of a political organization or the achievement of a set of goals) to a minimum — compare maximalist

II. noun

1. : minimal artist herein

2. : an adherent of minimalism

III. -lə̇st adjective

1. : of, relating to, or done in the style of minimalism

2. : minimal

emphasizes individualism … and minimalist government — Francis Kane

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