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ex·pan·sion·ism

 (ĭk-spăn′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A nation's practice or policy of territorial or economic expansion.

ex·pan′sion·ist adj. & n.
ex·pan′sion·is′tic adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expansionist - of or involving or guided by expansionism
Translations

expansionist

[ɪksˈpænʃənɪst] ADJexpansionista

expansionist

[ɪkˈspænʃənɪst] adjexpansionnisteexpansion slot n (on computer)port m d'extension

expansionist

adjexpansionistisch, Expansions-; expansionist policyExpansionspolitik f
nExpansionspolitiker(in) m(f)

expansionist

[ɪksˈpænʃnɪst] adjespansionistico/a
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The recent expansionist and unilateral move by the Modi government about Kashmir has laid bare its ugly face.
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The PLA Navy has expanded at a rapid clip, launching advanced warships including two aircraft carriers as it seeks to support Beijing's expansionist claims in the South China Sea and to challenge the might of the U.S.
Manama, June 25 (BNA): A senior US official has stressed his country's readiness and willingness to continue to work with its partners to confront Iran's expansionist violent policy.
Indeed, this is part of the gradual consolidation over the occupied Palestinian land by the state of Israel which is a clear expression of its expansionist designs.
Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa yesterday highlighted Iran's support for terrorist groups and the country's expansionist ambitions which need to be tackled urgently.
The Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United States of America stressed that the Iranian regime is the first threat to the security of the region, where they are still adhering to their expansionist dreams.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Syrian Ambassador to Ankara Nazal Qablan said that Russia has raised the Adana agreement, signed by Turkey and Syria in 1998, to harness Ankara's expansionist policies.
"occupation" and "settlements") were part of the discourse, much less facts on the ground, Israel was condemned as a colonial, fascist, expansionist power.
The ministry said Israel is "taking it too far" in implementing its expansionist schemes and unleash the "terrorist," armed Jewish militias to assault and commit crimes against the Palestinian people and their properties.