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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pret·er·ist n.
 1. One whose chief interest is in the past; one who regards the past with most pleasure or favor.
 2. Theol. One who believes the prophecies of the Apocalypse to have been already fulfilled.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 preterist
      n : a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of
          the Apocalypse (as in the Book of Revelations) have
          already been fulfilled