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separatism

Syllabification: sep·a·ra·tism
Pronunciation: /ˈsep(ə)rəˌtizəm
 
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Definition of separatism in English:

noun

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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