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A person who contributes to the collaboratively written online encyclopedia Wikipedia, especially on a regular basis.‘to committed Wikipedians, the site is the embodiment of an ideology of free information for all’
- ‘I'm not a "Wikipedian" by any means, but I am a heavy user of Wikipedia.’
- ‘It's hard to imagine anyone other than a Wikipedian arguing the wider availability of high quality information collections.’
- ‘There are hundreds of thousands of "Wikipedians" who have contributed or edited articles.’
- ‘Wikipedians, as they call themselves, have removed or restricted information in the past.’
- ‘You recall the central Wikipedian directive: "Be bold."’
- ‘One concerned Wikipedian has established Project CROSSBOW - "The Committee Regarding Overcoming Serious Systemic Bias On Wikipedia" - designed to develop strategies to increase contributions and improvements on topics that don't usually get much attention.’
- ‘By the way, we like the offbeat articles: no Wikipedian sneers at them.’
- ‘"I feel utterly betrayed by the foundation," writes one Wikipedian on a discussion page at the site.’
- ‘In another case, an active Wikipedian claiming to be a university professor was revealed as a 24-year-old without any experience in higher education.’
- ‘The hundreds of "Wikipedians" who have contributed obviously believe it will become an unmatched resource.’
- ‘Crucially, a great merit of Wikipedia is that Wikipedians work together to make articles unbiased.’
- ‘The argument against would be summed up by a Wikipedian in two words: "not notable".’
- ‘For most Wikipedians, it seems the fun of the site trumps any dark concerns.’
- ‘The Wikipedians, as they like to be called, point out that the whole process is self-correcting.’
- ‘Elsewhere, the number of active Wikipedians (those contributing to the site in some way) now comes in at just under 500,000.’
- ‘This sort of access is granted to anyone who has been an active Wikipedian for a while, those individuals generally known and trusted in the community.’
- ‘I am a Wikipedian and link to the wonderful Wikipedia frequently.’
Relating to the collaboratively written online encyclopedia Wikipedia.‘Wikipedian ideals’
- ‘In December 2003 he stood to become a Wikipedian administrator with access to technical features that help with maintaining the site.’
- ‘The case study's broader context is the battle between the Inclusionists and the Deletionists for Wikipedia's destiny and, more broadly still, the emergence of the Wikipedian bureaucracy.’
- ‘Anyone may make a revision, but it will have to be flagged as "approved" by someone higher up the Wikipedian food chain before it goes live on the site.’
- ‘A principled and unflinching response from the Wikipedian community followed.’
- ‘They identified 10 quality issues faced by the Wikipedian community, including accuracy, completeness, and consistency, indicating Wikipedians' concern for ensuring article quality.’
- ‘Nearly two million page views were registered last September for the article, a typically Wikipedian effort with exhaustive details of the events, bolstered by nearly 289 footnotes.’
- ‘Mitchell displays an astonishing grasp of Wikipedian philosophy and ethics.’
- ‘There's a Wikipedian quality to the essay.’
- ‘The CIPR guide was created with the help of the Wikipedian community.’
- ‘These topics are only a sample of the Wikipedian breadth of McCaig's new novel.’
Early 21st century: from Wikipedia (from wiki + encyclopedia), the proprietary name of the online encyclopedia.
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