isolationist
isolationist i`so*la"tion*ist ([imac]`s[-o]*l[=a]"sh[u^]n*[i^]st), n. A proponent or supporter of isolationism; one who is isolationistic. [PJC]

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  • isolationist — i so*la tion*ist, isolationistic i so*la tion*ist icadj. 1. of or pertaining to isolationism. Syn: isolationist. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Favoring or supporting isolationism; of people. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isolationist — index neutral Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • isolationist — in reference to U.S. foreign policy, 1899 (earlier in reference to treatment of leprosy), from ISOLATION (Cf. isolation) + IST (Cf. ist). Isolationism is attested by 1922 …   Etymology dictionary

  • isolationist — ☆ isolationist [ī΄sə lā′shənist ] n. a person who believes in or advocates isolation; specif., one who opposes the involvement of his or her own country in international alliances, agreements, etc. adj. of isolationists or their policy… …   English World dictionary

  • isolationist — isolationism i‧so‧la‧tion‧is‧m [ˌaɪsəˈleɪʆnɪzm] noun [uncountable] the belief that your country should not be involved in the affairs of other countries: • 1853 saw the end of Japanese isolationism. isolationist adjective : • isolationist… …   Financial and business terms

  • isolationist — /uy seuh lay sheuh nist, is euh /, n. 1. a person who favors or works for isolationism. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of isolationists or isolationism: to be accused of isolationist sympathies. [1860 65, Amer.; ISOLATION + IST] * * …   Universalium

  • Isolationist — Iso|la|ti|o|nịs|mus, der; [engl. isolationism] (Politik): politische Tendenz, sich vom Ausland abzuschließen u. staatliche Eigeninteressen zu betonen. Dazu: Iso|la|ti|o|nịst, der; en, en; Iso|la|ti|o|nịs|tin, die; , nen; iso|la|ti|o|nịs|tisch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Isolationist — Iso|la|ti|o|nist der; en, en <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. isolationist> Verfechter des Isolationismus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • isolationist — isolationism ► NOUN ▪ a policy of remaining apart from the political affairs of other countries. DERIVATIVES isolationist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • isolationist — noun or adjective see isolationism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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