Definition of Revanchism

1. Noun. The political policy of endeavouring to regain lost territory. ¹



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Definition of Revanchism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revanchism

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revanchism (current term)
revanchisme
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Literary usage of Revanchism

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1. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe by Richard Felix Staar (1982)
"This recognition had been underscored by long-standing verbal attacks that accused West Germany of revanchism, militarism, support for neo-Nazism, ..."

2. Diplomat's Dictionary by Charles W. Freeman, Jr. (1995)
"... 408 War, state of normal condition of international relations, 406 War, termination of achieve basic aims before truce, 277 avoid justifying revanchism, ..."

3. Sea-Changes: American Foreign Policy in a World Transformed by Nicholas X. Rizopoulos (1990)
"We need, as do the Soviets, a Europe that will not return to its patterns of ethnic violence, revanchism, and civil war. We are witnessing today in Europe a ..."

4. Power, Competition, and the State by Keith Middlemas (1986)
"There would be no revanchism. Meanwhile, reforms of the apparatus continued, insofar as Churchill allowed them. A Shadow Cabinet grew up, under the title of ..."

5. Peace and Survival: West Germany, the Peace Movement, and European Security by David Gress (1985)
"... that accepting the status quo in Europe would remove Soviet fears of revanchism, which were taken seriously and not assumed to be merely propaganda; ..."

6. NATO in the Fifth Decade by Keith Dunn, Stephen Flanagan (1992)
"... be partially motivated by their perception that an American presence could be a safeguard against German revanchism. Moreover, Moscow appears to see the ..."

7. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"On the other side, the rebirth of German militarism and revanchism brings with it a danger which is as feared by the Danubian peoples as it is by the Soviet ..."

8. Nuclear Coexistence: Rethinking U. S. Policy to Promote Stability in an Era by William C. Martel, William T. Pendley (1998)
"It fears Russian revanchism and the nationalistic extremism reflected the results of the parliamentary elections held December 1993. ..."

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