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 (sī′nə-fīl′, sĭn′ə-)
One who admires China, its people, or its culture.

Si′no·phil′i·a (-fĭl′ē-ə) n.


Someone who admires China, its culture, or its people.
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Dallek also writes about those who ranged somewhere between imperious and impotent--the weak but wily Chinese leaders Chiang Kai-shek and Madame Chiang, who already wielded great popular esteem in America and sought to use that to exert leverage on US policy, straining the patience of even a long-time Sinophile such as Roosevelt.
23) Jim Bertram, 'known as a Sinophile with pro-Communist leanings in the past', was also identified.
It is commonly referred to as the ISC, or the Needham Commission, as it was chaired by the eminent British scientist, Marxist, and sinophile, Dr.
Guangzhou is an ideal post for the Sinophile and those new to China.
40) Guido Vitale, an Italian Sinophile interpreter, served at the Italian Legation beginning in the 1890s and took a great interest in all forms of folk writing and songs.
Saying she hates "to sound like more of a Sinophile than I actually am," Moyo criticized left-leaning tax and spend policies exemplified by Europe and the trickle-down economics that has been practiced in the U.
Directed by Hollywood Sinophile Rob Minkoff and uniting Jackie Chan and Jet Li onscreen for the first time, the 2008 fantasy martial arts actioner remains one of the few Chinese films to do well in North America (where it was released by Lionsgate) and in China.
As Kissinger, a committed Sinophile, points out: "That the Chinese Empire should tower over its geographical sphere was taken virtually as a law of nature, an expression of the Mandate of Heaven.
A perception that Australia might attempt to balance its international relationships by drawing closer to China was exacerbated by the election in November 2007 of a new government led by the Mandarin-speaking, self-professed Sinophile former diplomat Kevin Rudd.
We do not need, as sinophile Kevin Rudd resolutely believes, a boost in Asian language education, at least not for mercantile or strategic reasons.
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, a well-known Sinophile, has come under fire over his government's close ties with China.
Did Rob Cohen, a self-proclaimed Sinophile, get the cultural stuff right?