unilateralist


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u·ni·lat·er·al·ism

 (yo͞o′nə-lăt′ər-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
The policy or practice of conducting foreign affairs with minimal consultation or cooperation with other nations, including a nation's allies.

u′ni·lat′er·a·list adj. & n.

unilateralist

(ˈjuːnɪˈlætərəlɪst)
n
1. a person or organization that believes in acting independently, without reference to other parties
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who believes in or advocates unilateral disarmament
adj
3. in favour of acting independently, without reference to other parties
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) believing in or advocating unilateral disarmament
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unilateralist - an advocate of unilateralism
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations

unilateralist

[ˈjuːnɪˈlætərəlɪst] Npersona f que está a favor del desarme unilateral, unilateralista mf

unilateralist

adj policies etcauf einseitige Abrüstung ausgerichtet
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The investment is 'partly to ready Faslane for Trident's replacement', a statement that's guaranteed to upset the unilateralist Marxist SNP.
In fact, these episodes epitomize both powers' unilateralist approach to international law.
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The United States must not interfere in Iran's internal affairs and must recognize Iran's legitimate rights, including nuclear rights, and must abandon its unilateralist and tyrannical policies toward Iran, he said, adding "In such a situation, if we feel that there is goodwill, the ground will be prepared.
And secondly, she has performed very well over a wide variety of issues where she has stood up for the traditional values that the US has supported, moving the US away from the unilateralist Bush legacy.
General concern for Romney's presidency is that, like his Republican predecessor, he could turn out to be a warmonger and a unilateralist.
President Bush's critics on the let routinely counted him an isolationist, despite his invasion of Iraq, because he was a unilateralist.
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The unilateralist temptation in American foreign policy.
The ideal Foreign Secretary, it is suggested, would address the issues of the day by employing quiet negotiation and compromise along with a more robust and unilateralist approach if required, thereby balancing the two approaches.
Mehman-Parast concluded by noting that the international community had been suffering much of the unilateralist views of the US, stressing that Washington has to be pressured to change its attitudes.
PETER J BROWN, Middlesbrough * * * * * * A passionate, principled idealist, A peace loving unilateralist, No care about style, Would go that extra mile, A writer, a scholar and a socialist.

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