isolationist


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i·so·la·tion·ism

 (ī′sə-lā′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.

i′so·la′tion·ist n. & adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isolationist - an advocate of isolationism in international affairs
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Adj.1.isolationist - of or relating to isolationism
Translations
izolacionista

isolationist

[aɪsəʊˈleɪʃənɪst]
A. ADJaislacionista
B. Naislacionista mf

isolationist

[ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃənɪst]
nisolationniste mf

isolationist

nIsolationist(in) m(f)

isolationist

[ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃnɪst] adj & nisolazionista (m/f)
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It also marked the end of America's isolationist age of innocence in world affairs.
And the United States had emerged from its isolationist stupor unrivaled in might and enmeshed in world affairs.
Indeed, Max Ascoli denounced me 40 years ago as an isolationist in his magazine, The Reporter.
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To quote the review of the audiobook in KLIATT, March 2005: Roth goes back to 1940 and creates a chillingly believable novel based on Roosevelt's failure to win a third term; instead, Charles Lindbergh, a known isolationist and anti-Semite, is elected president.
All too often, countries exploit differences of language to pursue isolationist, if not nationalistic, cultural agendas.
Stiff border controls and the conservative isolationist policies of president Aleksander Lukashenko ('Europe's last dictator') have proved a barrier to engagement--and a temptation to ignore or to caricature.
camouflage used to cover isolationist and repressive policy.
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Again, if we are to believe the rhetoric, the United States pursues policies that appear isolationist and unilateral because of its clear vision and its imperative to protect its citizens.
Thus there still may be a proportion of home schoolers who fit the stereotype of the isolationist hoping to keep children in the state of nature.
Talk about a second Pearl Harbor and a "new war on terrorism" casts Americans not as stunned and grieving victims of a massive terrorist attack but enraged innocents, awakened from our isolationist slumber and preparing for a holy and victorious crusade against international terror.