Junkerism
noun see Junker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Junkerism — Jun ker*ism, n. The principles of the aristocratic party in Prussia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • junkerism — kəˌrizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: junker (I) + ism : the Junker system of government : Junker principles or policies Junkerism has greatly declined in influence New York Times * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Junkerism — /yoong keuh riz euhm/, n. (sometimes l.c.) the spirit or policy of the Junkers. [1865 70; JUNKER + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • junkerism — jun·ker·ism …   English syllables

  • Junker — noun Etymology: German, from Old High German junchērro, literally, young lord Date: 1554 a member of the Prussian landed aristocracy • Junkerdom noun • Junkerism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Junkerdom — /yoong keuhr deuhm/, n. 1. the Junkers as a group. 2. (sometimes l.c.) the condition or character of a Junker. 3. (sometimes l.c.) the spirit or policy of the Junkers; Junkerism. [1865 70; JUNKER + DOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Junker —   n. landed aristocrat, especially of Prussia.    ♦ Junkerdom,    ♦ Junkerism, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • junkerdom — ˈyu̇ŋkə(r)dəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: junker (I) + dom : the body of Junkers : Junker society lost in the anonymity of Prussian Junkerdom V.L.Albjerg …   Useful english dictionary

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