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Baath Party

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Pronunciation: /bɑːθ
 
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(also Ba'ath Party)

Definition of Baath Party in English:

A pan-Arab socialist party founded in Syria in 1943. Different factions of the Baath Party hold power in Syria and formerly held power in Iraq.

Origin

Baath, from Arabic ba‘ṯ 'resurrection, renaissance'.

Derivatives

Baathism

1
noun
Example sentences
  • He also condemned religious tyranny as the worst sort of tyranny, worse than communism, fascism or Baathism, because it affected humankind's humanity.
  • Yet somewhere - beyond these twinned bankrupt ideologies, and beyond Baathism - are the Iraqi people, eager to express their desire for democracy.
  • The Human Rights Centre in Kadhimiya has been set up by Iraqis themselves from the ashes of Baathism.

Baathist

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • With the Iranian revolution came a confluence between the interests of US imperialism and those of the Baathist government.
  • The Commission has the power to purge alleged Baathists from a wide range of civil service and government posts.
  • Then they silently empower Baathists to crack down on dissidents.

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