Definition of Atlanticism in English:

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Atlanticism

Pronunciation: /atˈlantɪˌsɪz(ə)m/

noun

[mass noun]
Belief in or support for a close relationship between western Europe and the US, or particularly for NATO.
Example sentences
  • Countries that share the United Kingdom's Atlanticism and market-oriented approach to economics would also think twice before ostracizing the British.
  • Instead of the dreaded Anglo-Saxon Atlanticism, we were to have a French-driven European superpower challenge to the USA.
  • Above all, Blair had always tempered any enthusiasm for Europe with a strong military Atlanticism, rejecting any idea of a European army.

Derivatives

Atlanticist

noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Whilst Cooper doesn't show any hint of Euroscepticism and is faithful to the party line, it is plain that the influences on her political thought are very much Atlanticist.
  • I am an American and an Atlanticist who believes in the U.N. and in NATO.
  • Fischer, a convinced Atlanticist, vigorously objects to posing Europe against the United States.

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