adventurism


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ad·ven·tur·ism

 (ăd-vĕn′chə-rĭz′əm)
n.
Involvement in risky enterprises, especially in foreign affairs, while disregarding established principles or adverse consequences.

ad·ven′tur·ist adj. & n.
ad·ven′tur·is′tic adj.
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adventurism

(ədˈvɛntʃəˌrɪzəm)
n
recklessness, esp in politics and finance
adˈventurist n
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ad•ven•tur•ism

(ædˈvɛn tʃəˌrɪz əm)

n.
rash or irresponsible actions, esp. in political or international affairs.
[1835–45]
ad•ven′tur•ist, n.
ad•ven`tur•is′tic, adj.
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adventurism

impulsive, rash, or irresponsible actions or attitudes, especially in the sphere of public life. — adventurist, n. — adventuristic, adj.
See also: Behavior
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adventurism - recklessness in politics or foreign affairs
foolhardiness, recklessness, rashness - the trait of giving little thought to danger
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Translations

adventurism

[ədˈventʃərɪzm] Naventurismo m
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adventurism

[ədˈvɛntʃərɪzəm] naventurisme m
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adventurism

nAbenteurertum nt
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