Meaning of devolutionist in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)nɪst/ /ˌdɛvəˈluːʃ(ə)nɪst/

Translate devolutionist into Spanish


See devolution

‘Last night deflated devolutionists were stressing that the question of how the Northern regions can improve their economies themselves without elected assemblies still needed to be answered.’
  • ‘What the devolutionists failed to acknowledge was that, on almost as many occasions, England voted Tory but had a Labour government forced on it by the Scots.’
  • ‘Some fear losing a referendum so close to a General Election, and even keen devolutionists want it put off, because they think the vote is being rushed.’
  • ‘The best example for Northern devolutionists looking for new ideas (which I think we now have to) is Scotland.’
  • ‘It may not be the political renewal most devolutionists were looking for, but democracy is a two-way street.’