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- adj. Of or pertaining to expansionism.
- n. An advocate of expansionism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who favors expansion, as of the currency, or the extension of national territory; one who advocates the annexation of outlying territory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or involving or guided by expansionism
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Syrian throne and was immediately involved in expansionist campaigns against Egypt.
There are many in expansionist China today who believe that this prerogative belongs to them.
However, the point is not what Begin said but what the Muslim World believes and indeed sees, ie that Israeli’s were expansionist from the beginning and still are. roger says:
A secure and sustainable Earth is a necessary prerequisite for any long term expansionist space operations.
It rankled for Russians to be called expansionist by the Americans.
But I fear that he will do little to tackle one of the greatest threats to world peace, namely the expansionist terrorist state of Israel that acts as the US policeman in the region.
Whilst the empire was destroyed, the colony-states across the ocean survived and became the cities of the Khaiem, where the power of the andat continues to hold sway and hold rival nations, such as expansionist Galt, in check.
Israel is so "expansionist" it's the only nation to have shrunk itself by more than half over the last forty years.
The creation of the Soviet bloc may have been opportunistic, but it was still a clear-cut case of an "expansionist" foreign policy.
Yet Arab propagandists call Israel 'expansionist' and the 'aggressor' against all Arab peoples.