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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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