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OTHER WORDS FROM expansionismex·pan·sion·ist, noun, adjectiveex·pan·sion·is·tic, adjectivean·ti·ex·pan·sion·ism, nounan·ti·ex·pan·sion·ist, noun, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for expansionism
The new Italian state was tightly centralized, highly militarized, and incompetently expansionist.
Born on April 15, 2009—Tax Day—the Tea Party movement was conceived last winter as a populist protest to expansionist government.
Chairman Rupert Murdoch is a brave new frontier for the insatiably expansionist Murdoch.
The party in power were avowedly expansionist; their retort was equally dialectic and vapid.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Up-to-date fashion is a democratic tyrant, an expansionist invading and permeating all places and peoples.Discourses of Keidansky|Bernard G. Richards
The warm red bricks of the college buildings are well-nigh hidden by ivy, which, too, is an ardent expansionist.Behind the Line|Ralph Henry Barbour
His stout imperialism had won him the leadership of the expansionist West and South.Expansion and Conflict|William E. Dodd
A marrid man's a person with a limited affection—a protictionist an' anti-expansionist, a mugwump, be hivins.Mr. Dooley's Philosophy|Finley Peter Dunne