Definition of isolationism in English:

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isolationism

Pronunciation: /ˌīsəˈlāSHəˌnizəm/

noun

A policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.
Example sentences
  • In the 1930s, American politics were characterized by isolationism in foreign policy and a preoccupation with internal affairs.
  • Quite frankly at this point a policy of isolationism would be fine with me.
  • The reason for this doctrine was perhaps explained by the curious American policy of isolationism.
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