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Saltos de línea: ex|cep¦tion|al¦ism

Definición de exceptionalism en inglés:


[mass noun]
The belief that something is exceptional, especially the theory that the peaceful capitalism of the US constitutes an exception to the general economic laws governing national historical development.
Example sentences
  • Reagan was renowned for his belief in American exceptionalism.
  • These possibilities may have complicated the search for the Great American Thing and subverted theories of American exceptionalism.
  • Did America's divided democracy produce the country's exceptionalism, or did a series of exceptional circumstances produce America's peculiar divided democracy?

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