revanchism

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re·vanche

 (rə-vänch′, -väNsh′)
n.
The act of retaliating, especially by a nation or group to regain lost territory or standing; revenge.

[French, from Old French revancher, to revenge : re-, re- + vengier, vencher, to avenge; see revenge.]

re·vanch′ism (-vän′chĭz-əm, -väN′shĭz-) n.
re·vanch′ist adj. & n.
re·vanch·is′tic adj.
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revanchism

(rɪˈvæntʃɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a foreign policy aimed at revenge or the regaining of lost territories
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) desire or support for such a policy
[C20: from French revanche revenge]
reˈvanchist n, adj
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revanchism

the action taken and the policies followed by a government determined to recover a lost territory. — revanche, n.revanchist, n., adj.
See also: Government
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Translations
revanšismus

revanchism

[rɪˈvæntʃɪzəm] Nrevanchismo m
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revanchism

[rɪˈvæntʃɪzm] nrevanscismo
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