[ ruh-van-chist, -vahn-shist ]
/ rəˈvæn tʃɪst, -ˈvɑ̃ ʃɪst /
an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, especially in order to seek vengeance for a previous military defeat.
of or relating to a political policy of revanche.
of or relating to revanchists or revanchism.
Words nearby revanchist
OTHER WORDS FROM revanchistre·vanch·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for revanchism
/ (rɪˈvæntʃɪzəm) /
a foreign policy aimed at revenge or the regaining of lost territories
desire or support for such a policy
Derived forms of revanchismrevanchist, noun, adjective
Word Origin for revanchism
C20: from French revanche revenge
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