expansionist
I. noun see expansionism II. adjective see expansionism

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  • expansionist — EXPANSIONÍST, Ă, expansionişti, ste, adj. Care aparţine expansionismului, privitor la expansionism. [pr.: si o ] – Din fr. expansioniste. cf. rus. e k s p a n s i o n i s t , germ. E x p a n s i o n i s t . Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • expansionist — one who advocates the expansion of the territory of his nation, 1864, from EXPANSION (Cf. expansion) + IST (Cf. ist). Related: Expansionism …   Etymology dictionary

  • expansionist — [[t]ɪkspæ̱nʃənɪst[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe a country or organization as expansionist, you disapprove of it because it has a policy of increasing its land or power. ...the intended victim of his expansionist foreign policy …   English dictionary

  • expansionist — adj. Expansionist is used with these nouns: ↑policy …   Collocations dictionary

  • expansionist — [ɪkˈspænʃ(ə)nˌɪst] adj an expansionist government or nation tries to get control over other regions and countries …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • expansionist — See expansionism. * * * …   Universalium

  • expansionist — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to expansionism. 2. noun An advocate of expansionism …   Wiktionary

  • Expansionist — Ex|pan|si|o|nịst, der; en, en (bildungsspr.): jmd., der auf stärkeres wirtschaftlich materielles Wachstum (mit Großtechnologie) ausgerichtet ist, ohne Rücksicht auf die Beeinträchtigung der natürlichen u. sozialen Lebensgrundlagen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Expansionist — Ex|pan|si|o|nist der; en, en <zu ↑...ist>: 1. Anhänger, Vertreter des Expansionismus. 2. jmd., der auf stärkeres wirtschaftlich materielles Wachstum (mit Großtechnologie) ausgerichtet ist, ohne Rücksicht auf die Beeinträchtigung der… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • expansionist — ex|pan|sion|ist [ ık spænʃn,ıst ] adjective relating to the efforts of a government or country to increase its land or power. This word shows that you do not approve of policies like this. ╾ ex|pan|sion|ism noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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