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pan-Arabism Syllabification: pan-Ar·ab·ism
Pronunciation: /panˈerəbizəm/

Definition of pan-Arabism in English:


The principle or advocacy of political alliance or union of all the Arab states.
Example sentences
  • In those days it went under a variety of different labels: anti-imperialism, anti-Zionism, Arab socialism, pan-Arabism.
  • It abandoned its previous advocacy of pan-Arabism for an Iraqi nationalism centered on the interests of the Sunni elite of the north.
  • Palestinian nationalism has had a shifting relationship to Arab nationalism and pan-Arabism.



Pronunciation: /ˌpanˈerəb/
Example sentences
  • The demonstration, held outside the supreme court, was a collaboration between radical pan-Arab nationalists and socialists.
  • The first Communist MP in the Arab world was elected in 1954, while the nationalist Baath Party's vision of pan-Arab unity to defeat imperialism found a growing audience.
  • The station generally advances a pan-Arab nationalist political line and is used by the Qatar government as an occasional instrument of policy.

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