militaristic


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mil·i·ta·rism

 (mĭl′ĭ-tə-rĭz′əm)
n.
1. Glorification of the ideals of a professional military class.
2. Predominance of the armed forces in the administration or policy of the state.
3. A policy in which military preparedness is of primary importance to a state.

mil′i·ta·rist n.
mil′i·ta·ris′tic (-rĭs′tĭk) adj.
mil′i·ta·ris′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.militaristic - imbued with militarismmilitaristic - imbued with militarism    
military - characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military; "military uniforms"

militaristic

adjective war-mongering, martial, aggressive, belligerent, combative, gung-ho (informal), pugnacious, hawkish, warlike, bellicose aggressive militaristic governments

militaristic

adjective
Of, relating to, or inclined toward war:
Translations

militaristic

[ˌmɪlɪtəˈrɪstɪk] ADJmilitarista

militaristic

[ˌmɪlɪtəˈrɪstɪk] adjmilitariste

militaristic

militaristic

[ˌmɪlɪtəˈrɪstɪk] adjmilitaristico/a
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