[ ad-ven-chuh-riz-uhm ]
/ ædˈvɛn tʃəˌrɪz əm /
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defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior.
rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, especially in political or international affairs.
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OTHER WORDS FROM adventurismad·ven·tur·ist, nounad·ven·tur·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for adventurism
/ (ədˈvɛntʃəˌrɪzəm) /
recklessness, esp in politics and finance
Derived forms of adventurismadventurist, noun
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