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English definition of “flag-waving”

flag-waving

noun [U] uk   /ˈflæɡˌweɪ.vɪŋ/ disapproving us  
the strong expression of support for a country or group, sometimes with military intentionBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
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