[ sin-ahr-kist, -kwist ]
/ ˈsɪn ɑr kɪst, -kwɪst /
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a member or advocate of an ultrareactionary, semifascist movement organized in Mexico about 1937.
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Origin of Sinarquist
<American Spanish sinarquista, equivalent to Spanish sin (<Latin sine without) + (an)arquistaanarchist
OTHER WORDS FROM SinarquistSin·ar·quism, nounSin·ar·quis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Sinarquist
/ (ˈsɪnɑːkɪst, -kwɪst) /
(in Mexico) a member of a fascist movement in the 1930s and 1940s having links with the Nazis and the Falangists: hostile towards the US, Communism, Jews, organized labour, etc
Derived forms of SinarquistSinarquism, noun
Word Origin for Sinarquist
C20: Mexican Spanish sinarquista, from Spanish sin without + anarquista anarchist
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