adventurist
noun see adventurism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adventurist — [[t]ædve̱ntʃərɪst[/t]] adventurists ADJ (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as adventurist, you disapprove of them because they are willing to take risks in order to gain an unfair advantage in business or politics. ...aggressive… …   English dictionary

  • adventurist — See adventurism. * * * …   Universalium

  • adventurist — noun Someone who is into adventurism …   Wiktionary

  • adventurist — ad·ven·tur·ist …   English syllables

  • adventurist — See: adventurism …   English dictionary

  • adventurist — …   Useful english dictionary

  • adventurism — adventurist, n. adventuristic, adj. /ad ven cheuh riz euhm/, n. 1. defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior. 2. rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, esp. in political or international affairs. [1835 45; ADVENTURE +… …   Universalium

  • adventurism — UK [ədˈventʃəˌrɪz(ə)m] / US [ədˈventʃəˌrɪzəm] noun [uncountable] a way of managing a business, government, or the armed forces that is considered dangerous and might have negative results Derived word: adventurist noun countable Word forms… …   English dictionary

  • Robert Young Pelton — Infobox Writer name = Robert Young Pelton imagesize = 200px caption = Robert Young Pelton ©Spencer Mandell. Used by permission. pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date and age|1955|7|25 birthplace = Edmonton, Alberta, Canada deathdate = deathplace =… …   Wikipedia

  • adventurism — noun Date: 1932 improvisation or experimentation (as in politics or military or foreign affairs) in the absence or in defiance of accepted plans or principles • adventurist noun • adventuristic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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