adventurist


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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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Translations

adventurist

[ədˈventʃərɪst]
A. ADJaventurista
B. Naventurista mf
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adventurist

[ədˈvɛntʃərɪst]
adj [policy] → aventuriste
naventuriste mf
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adventurist

nAbenteurer(in) m(f)
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