deviationist


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an ideological defector from the party line (especially from orthodox communism)

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In January of this year Reporters Without Borders reported that the PRC's Central Propaganda Department had issued new directives requiring all Chinese journalists to go through a new six-month program aimed at stamping out deviationist thought.
Pres Ali Abdullah Saleh criticises Hussain Al Houthi and his thoughts and describes his behaviour as " deviationist from the values of Islam".
In reference to Mukarovsky's view that poetic language deviates From standard language, Iser says this "orthodox deviationist theory is evidently highly puristic--what is aesthetic in art is presumably nonaesthetic in real life" (88).
We think that it is rather curious that although MacKinnon makes reference to other cases that are more directly related to gender she should take as her star example of deviationist legal doctrine a case that is primarily about race.
According to the paper, he said they have been questioned for ''indulging in deviationist teachings'' and would be charged in the Islamic court.
And indeed, much of the specific politicization of language policy in the period under discussion seems unique to the Soviet Union and its closest satellites, where advocacy of a particular linguistic approach could lead to one's being branded as a leftwing deviationist or a bourgeois nationalist, and to imprisonment.
Koresh's followers were essentially deviationist Seventh Day Adventists, not some random cult inspired by extraterrestrials.