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One that collaborates with an enemy occupation force.

col·lab′o·ra′tion·ism n.
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an act of cooperating with an invader of one’s country. — collaborationist, n.
See also: Treason
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collaborationism - 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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Collaborationism is at work even when they are trying to pull the wool over our eyes with the soap opera called NG.
Apart from the disgraceful collaborationism, the church imposed unendurable taxes and, at a time when there were no banks, had the role of usurer, taking over the land of poor farmers in times of drought.
Catholics in Croatia had to live in a Nazi puppet state and Waugh was aware that they were exposed to accusations of collaborationism per se.
His involvement in this and similar state-commissioned projects had led to him being accused of collaborationism. (40) In this way his status as an 'unofficial' artist was brought into question, and thus de facto the legitimacy of his taking part in the Venice show.
Stalin and his regime considered the various "external" diasporas (those that had their roots beyond the borders of the USSR) to be threatening, a potential source of espionage or collaborationism. Between the late 1920s and the 1930s, these groups were subject to periodic repressions on the basis of nationality, which found their apogee later that decade in massive NKVD "national operations" (1937-38).
The French left rallied behind the Gaullist, conservative Chirac to oppose the xenophobic heir of Vichy collaborationism. Fifteen years later, however, large sections of the French left are refusing to back Emmanuel Macron against Marine Le Pen, Jean-Marie Le Pen's daughter.
Charges flew, of collaborationism and selling out; almost no one was willing to face the idea that these terms simply didn't apply to a system where even the opposition newspapers, TV channels, and radio stations were on an indirect hook (the independent TV Rain lost nearly all its advertisers at a snap of Kremlin fingers).
Paulo Castro Seixas argues that 'Loromonu was synonymous to many Timorese as the "great door of invasion" and of "collaborationism" and, on the contrary, Lorosae was the same as "real warriors" and "resistants"'.
No historian or political analyst is needed to tell the audience that the same colonial mentality and collaborationism of the best and brightest, the regionalist attitudes the ruling classes promoted, the weak and incompetent leadership, and the corruption and opportunism of leaders - all of which led to Luna's martyrdom and the defeat of the revolution - still haunt the nation today.
In one of the two camps, such research was considered to be a sign of conformism and collaborationism with the corrupt regime, while the other camp viewed such an endeavor as ideological subversion for the sake of enemies across the ocean.
The only problem with my theory of me being the love child of Maurice Chevalier is that in 1944, a year before my birth, when the allies freed France, Chevalier was accused of collaborationism. Even though he was acquitted by a French court he was refused a visa throughout the 1940s.

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