One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A member or follower of the Baath Party, a pan-Arab political party.‘high-ranking Baathists’
- ‘He defends his decision to hire former Baathists.’
- ‘There are some technocrats who simply had to be Baathists in order to work.’
- ‘He now makes about $200 a month instead of the $3 a month that doctors earned under the Baathists.’
- ‘In the 1960s, the world recognized the Baathists.’
- ‘Within four days, they arrested all union leaders and replaced them with loyal Baathists.’
Relating to the Baath Party.‘a Baathist stronghold’
- ‘It is estimated that there are between 4,000 and 5,000 mid-level Baathist opposition fighters.’
- ‘The military assumed that Fallujah was a Baathist stronghold.’
- ‘Under the Baathist regime, it was often difficult to access the resources needed to start or build business enterprises.’
- ‘Some appear to be former Baathist soldiers seeking revenge for indignities they have suffered.’
- ‘It is nearly impossible to find anything on these defining features of the Baathist epoch.’
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