Definition of separatism in English:


Syllabification: sep·a·ra·tism
Pronunciation: /ˈsep(ə)rəˌtizəm


  • The advocacy or practice of separation of a certain group of people from a larger body on the basis of ethnicity, religion, or gender: French Canadian separatism
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    • The Liberals also do very well on the economy, terrorism, leadership and separatism.
    • The curse of nationalism and religious separatism has to be recognised and accepted as a force.
    • Among the most common of these are ethnic separatism and communal violence.

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