expansionism

[ UK /ɛkspˈænʃənˌɪzəm/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈspænʃəˌnɪzəm, ɪkˈspæntʃəˌnɪzəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. the doctrine of expanding the territory or the economic influence of a country
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How To Use expansionism In A Sentence

  • Looking for Western cash, wider global influence, and reassurance about Nato expansionism, he could not have been more cooperative.
  • Bora Horza threw his lot in with Idirans, a pious galactic megaforce that chose to oppose Culture's unaggressive expansionism promoted by the promise of leisure and technological advancement. Archive 2010-07-01
  • Soviet expansionism was considered a real threat.
  • But the enemy will pay dearly later, on top of what it is paying at present for its reckless policies of greed and expansionism.
  • Notwithstanding all the passionate fulminations of the spokesmen of governments, the inevitable consequences of inflationism and expansionism as depicted by the ‘orthodox’ economists are coming to pass.
  • March 2nd, 2009 at 10: 52 pm expansionism footprints froze glove prohibitively sakes stations buy generic cialis alarming evaluates molar pistons retentiveness rigidity scowls Webster. Matthew Yglesias » Why Don’t You Guys Ever Report the Good News?
  • Nazi revanchism and expansionism led to World War II, which resulted in the destruction of Germany's political and economic infrastructures and led to its division.
  • The failure of strategy in electoral terms would give him a golden opportunity to identify his opponent with economic expansionism.
  • By the 1890s the domestic frontier was exhausted, and expansionism took Americans into territories overseas.
  • Foreign policy concerns in the 1930s centered on Soviet and German expansionism, which stimulated abortive efforts at Nordic defense cooperation.
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