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One that collaborates with an enemy occupation force.

col·lab′o·ra′tion·ism n.


(kəˌlæb əˈreɪ ʃə nɪst)

a person who collaborates with an enemy.
col•lab`o•ra′tion•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collaborationist - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying forcecollaborationist - someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
traitor, treasonist - someone who betrays his country by committing treason


[kəˈlæbəˈreɪʃənɪst] ADJcolaboracionista


[kəˌlæbəˈreɪʃənɪst] adj (pejorative)collaborationniste
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Unlike other countries occupied by Germany at the time, there was no collaborationist government in Poland.
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At the same time, Heydrich, deputy of the SS and chief of the Reich Main Security Office, was head of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Slovakia having been rendered a collaborationist puppet regime under the rule of the Catholic priest Jozef Tiso) for only four months.
According to Oleksandr Brygynets, the complexity of the Ukrainian broadcasters' signal reception is caused by its broadcast coming from different spots, while occupational and collaborationist TV channels are broadcasted from one location.
During the German occupation in 1941, the Archbishop of Greece Damaskinos swore in the collaborationist government of Tsolakoglu, showing complete disregard for the nation.
This is not a one-sided account of the French resistance during World War II, when France was divided between the Nazi-occupied north and the collaborationist Vichy regime of the south.
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