Definition of internationalism in English:

internationalism

Syllabification: in·ter·na·tion·al·ism
Pronunciation: /ˌintərˈnaSHənlˌizəm
 
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noun

  • 1The state or process of being international: the internationalism of popular music
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    • He says Scotland in Europe seems still to conjure up something of a distant challenge and this is despite the Scots' long-standing reputation for internationalism.
    • The Cup's increasing internationalism and status as the most prized long distance handicap in world racing fits into its sporting portfolio perfectly.
    • Casablanca is the Mediterranean commercial center of Morocco, a center of tourism and French culture and internationalism.
  • 1.1The advocacy of cooperation and understanding between nations.
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    • In other words, the process of internationalism has to be protected even at the cost of lamentable practical results.
    • France has had a remarkable role in the process both as the first and most vigorous agent of internationalism and as the custodian of one of the world's most culturally distinct sporting events.
    • It will take genuine multilateralism and internationalism; radical innovations and new forms of collaboration with civil society and supranational institutions.
  • 2 (Internationalism) The principles of any of the four Internationals.
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    • In the mid-1920s Stalin, who was by then the ruling party leader, abandoned the Bolsheviks' previous internationalism.
    • The precocious teenage poet was committed to leftist internationalism, the united front against fascism.
    • This sense of internationalism can be traced right back to when Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote the Communist Manifesto in the 1840s.

Derivatives

internationalist

noun
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  • Our task is to arm the working class with an internationalist and socialist perspective.
  • The main critics of neoconservative foreign policy could be termed isolationists, liberal internationalists, and realists.
  • As Marxists and internationalists we do not conceive of building a socialist party just in one country, but as part of an international movement.

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