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Saltos de línea: re¦vanch|ism
Pronunciación: /rɪˈvan(t)ʃɪz(ə)m

Definición de revanchism en inglés:


[mass noun]
A policy of seeking to retaliate, especially to recover lost territory: a recipe for deep future resentment, revanchism and renewed conflict
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Given the climate of hatred, violence, and revanchism ubiquitous in the refugee camps, the likelihood of meeting this requirement is nil.
  • During the Cold War, the Soviet Union constantly reminded Poland, which had absorbed much of Germany's former eastern regions, that it was the Poles' sole protection against German revanchism.
  • ‘For me personally, the political revanchism going on in Latvia is very painful,’ she said.


1950s: from French revanche, 'revenge' + -ism.



adjetivo& sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Knock back your entire shot in one gulp, immediately inverting your glass over the table to allow the microscopic last drop to fall out, proving you're not a wuss or a reactionary revanchist Trotskyite provocateur.
  • In doing so they unwittingly created a powerful tradition of revanchist paramilitarism that was to explode in their faces in 1971.
  • France might, for example, have continued with the revanchist attitude to Germany which blighted the continent in the inter-war period.

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