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revanchist

[ ruh-van-chist, -vahn-shist ]
/ rəˈvæn tʃɪst, -ˈvɑ̃ ʃɪst /
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noun
an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, especially in order to seek vengeance for a previous military defeat.
adjective
of or relating to a political policy of revanche.
of or relating to revanchists or revanchism.
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Origin of revanchist

1925–30; <French revanchiste;see revanche, -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM revanchist

re·vanch·ism, noun
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