revanchist
I. noun Date: 1926 one who advocates a policy of revanche II. adjective Date: 1948 of or relating to a policy of revanche

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  • revanchist — one seeking to avenge Germany s defeat in World War I and recover lost territory, 1926 (on model of Fr. revanchiste), from revanche revenge, requital (1858), especially in reference to a national policy seeking return of lost territory, from Fr.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • revanchist — 1. noun /ɹɪˈvan.ʃɪst,ɹɛˈvɑːn.ʃɪst,rɨˈvæntʃ.ɪst/ A person seeking revenge or otherwise advocating retaliation, originally specifically to avenge Germanys defeat in the Second World War. The next day, newspapers across the political spectrum will… …   Wiktionary

  • revanchist — revanchism, n. /reuh van chist, vahonn shist/, n. 1. an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, esp. in order to seek vengeance for a previous military defeat. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a political policy of revanche. 3. of or… …   Universalium

  • Revanchist — Re|van|chist [revã ʃɪst, auch: revaŋ…], der; en, en [russ. revanšist] (bes. kommunist. abwertend): jmd., der in seinem Denken u. Handeln eine Revanchepolitik vertritt. * * * Re|van|chist [revã ʃɪst, auch: revaŋ...], der; en, en [russ. revanšist]… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Revanchist — Re|van|chist 〈 [ vãʃı̣st] m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en; Politik〉 Vertreter des Revanchismus (2) …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Revanchist — Re|van|chist der; en, en <aus gleichbed. russ. revanšist; vgl. ↑...ist> (abwertend) Vertreter des Revanchismus …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • revanchist — re·vanch·ist …   English syllables

  • revanchist — re|van|chist sb., en, er, erne (tilhænger af revanchisme) …   Dansk ordbog

  • Revanchist — Re|van|chịst, der; en, en …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • revanchist — I. chə̇st adjective : of, relating to, or marked by a policy of revanche II. noun ( s) : one who advocates a policy of revanche …   Useful english dictionary

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