isolationism


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i·so·la·tion·ism

 (ī′sə-lā′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.

i′so·la′tion·ist n. & adj.

isolationism

(ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a policy of nonparticipation in or withdrawal from international affairs
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an attitude favouring such a policy
ˌisoˈlationist n, adj

i•so•la•tion•ism

(ˌaɪ səˈleɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm, ˌɪs ə-)

n.
the policy or doctrine that peace and economic advancement can best be achieved by isolating one's country from alliances and commitments with other countries.
[1920–25, Amer.]
i`so•la′tion•ist, n., adj.

isolationism

the policy or doctrine directed toward the isolation of a country from the affairs of other nations by a deliberate abstention from political, military, and economic agreements. — isolationist, n.
See also: Politics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isolationism - a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations
foreign policy - a policy governing international relations
Translations
izolacionizam
izolacionizmus

isolationism

[ˌaɪsəʊˈleɪʃənɪzəm] Naislacionismo m

isolationism

[ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃənɪzəm] nisolationnisme m

isolationism

isolationism

[ˌaɪsəˈleɪʃˌnɪzm] nisolazionismo
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Trump's isolationism plays into the hands of America's enemies.