Definition of expansionism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪkˈspænʃənɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈspænʃənɪzəm//
[uncountable] (sometimes disapproving) Political views and systems
jump to other results
the belief in and process of increasing the size and importance of something, especially in a country or a business the economic expansionism of America military/territorial expansionism See related entries: Political views and systems
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: expansionism