militarism


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mil·i·ta·rism

 (mĭl′ĭ-tə-rĭz′əm)
n.
1. Glorification of the ideals of a professional military class.
2. Predominance of the armed forces in the administration or policy of the state.
3. A policy in which military preparedness is of primary importance to a state.

mil′i·ta·rist n.
mil′i·ta·ris′tic (-rĭs′tĭk) adj.
mil′i·ta·ris′ti·cal·ly adv.

militarism

(ˈmɪlɪtəˌrɪzəm)
n
1. (Military) military spirit; pursuit of military ideals
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) domination by the military in the formulation of policies, ideals, etc, esp on a political level
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a policy of maintaining a strong military organization in aggressive preparedness for war

mil•i•ta•rism

(ˈmɪl ɪ təˌrɪz əm)

n.
1. a strong military spirit or policy.
2. the principle or policy of maintaining a large military establishment.
3. the tendency to regard military efficiency as the supreme ideal of the state, with other interests subordinate.
[1860–65; < French]

militarism

1. the principle of maintaining a large military establishment.
2. the policy of regarding military efficiency as the supreme ideal of the state, and the subordinating of all other ideals to those of the military. Also militaryism.militarist, n.militaristic, adj.
See also: Politics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.militarism - a political orientation of a people or a government to maintain a strong military force and to be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interestsmilitarism - a political orientation of a people or a government to maintain a strong military force and to be prepared to use it aggressively to defend or promote national interests
hawkishness - any political orientation favoring aggressive policies
Translations

militarism

[ˈmɪlɪtərɪzəm] Nmilitarismo m

militarism

[ˈmɪlɪtərɪzəm] nmilitarisme m

militarism

nMilitarismus m

militarism

[ˈmɪlɪtəˌrɪzm] nmilitarismo
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