Meaning of “chauvinism” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “chauvinism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chauvinismnoun [ U ]

us /ˈʃoʊ·vəˌnɪz·əm/

the strong and unreasonable belief that your own country, sex, or group is the best or most important:

an appeal to national pride and chauvinism
chauvinist
noun [ C ] us /ˈʃoʊ·və·nɪst/

He admits that he is a male chauvinist.

(Definition of “chauvinism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)