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adventurism

[ad-ven-chuh-riz-uh m]
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noun
  1. defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior.
  2. rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, especially in political or international affairs.
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Origin of adventurism

1835–45; adventure + -ism, as translation of Russian avantyurízm
Related formsad·ven·tur·ist, nounad·ven·tur·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adventurist

adventurism

noun
  1. recklessness, esp in politics and finance
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Derived Formsadventurist, noun
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