unilateralist


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u·ni·lat·er·al·ism

 (yo͞o′nə-lăt′ər-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The policy or practice of conducting foreign affairs with minimal consultation or cooperation with other nations, including a nation's allies.

u′ni·lat′er·a·list adj. & n.

unilateralist

(ˈjuːnɪˈlætərəlɪst)
n
1. a person or organization that believes in acting independently, without reference to other parties
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who believes in or advocates unilateral disarmament
adj
3. in favour of acting independently, without reference to other parties
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) believing in or advocating unilateral disarmament
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unilateralist - an advocate of unilateralism
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations

unilateralist

[ˈjuːnɪˈlætərəlɪst] Npersona f que está a favor del desarme unilateral, unilateralista mf

unilateralist

adj policies etcauf einseitige Abrüstung ausgerichtet
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Mr Corbyn's comments threatened to reopen the bitter divisions within the party after he was forced last year to abandon his attempts to persuade it to back his unilateralist position in the face of opposition from the trade unions.
R Young's reasons for withdrawing support are very similar to my own, back when nuclear unilateralist Michael Foot took charge of the party, namely: national security.
The leaders urged the revitalization of NAM and adherence to its core principles and condemned the unilateralist policies of intervention, regime change through use of force and imposition of arbitrary sanctions.
Blyth Valley's Ronnie Campbell was one of 47 Labour MPs - including unilateralist Party leader Jeremy Corbyn - who voted against the renewal.
John Woodcock, the Labour MP for Barrow where the submarines will be build, told Mrs May that it remained "steadfastly" the party's policy to retain the deterrent and many Opposition MPs would "do the right thing", despite Mr Corbyn's unilateralist position.
If you are a union general secretary supporting a unilateralist politician, you do so in the knowledge that thousands of your members may lose their jobs.
Wariness of international engagement coexists with unilateralist assertiveness on some issues and a belief that the United States is a force for good," explains Bruce Stokes, director of global economic attitudes at the Pew Research Center.
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