/ (rɪˈvæntʃɪzəm) /
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a foreign policy aimed at revenge or the regaining of lost territories
desire or support for such a policy
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Derived forms of revanchismrevanchist, noun, adjective
Word Origin for revanchism
C20: from French revanche revenge
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How to use revanchism in a sentence
And I wish he had elaborated on his intriguing suggestion that “Watergate secured the ascendancy of movement revanchism.”