quislingism


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quislingism

(ˈkwɪzlɪŋˌɪzəm)
n
1. (Military) the act of aiding or collaborating with an occupying force
2. (Historical Terms) the act of aiding or collaborating with an occupying force

quislingism

the traitorous rejection of one’s native country foliowed by the acceptance of a position of authority in the government of an occupying power. — quisling, n.
See also: Politics
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Noun1.quislingism - act of cooperating traitorously with an enemy that is occupying your country
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"
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In fact, in the twentieth century, many Chinese were prejudiced against it, regarding it as a part of Western barbarian culture, and a symbol of quislingism.
17 See George Orwell's assertion, in an essay written shortly after the end of World War Two, that "there is a touch of quislingism in his [Swift's antipatriotic] attitude" (George Orwell, "Politics vs.