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Slavophile

Syllabification: Slav·o·phile
Pronunciation: /ˈslavəˌfīl
 
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Definition of Slavophile in English:

noun

A person who greatly admires the Slavic peoples or their languages.
Example sentences
  • In his book " Discourse on Pushkin ", Dostoevsky describes the Slavophile position.
  • Owen's publications have emphasized the intellectual foundations of Russian entrepreneurship in the Slavophile movement of the mid-nineteenth century.
  • It is, in addition, a statement of the code of values of the Slavophile creed.

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