Meaning of “idealism” in the English Dictionary

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"idealism" in British English

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idealismnoun [ U ]

uk /aɪˈdɪə.lɪ.zəm/ us /aɪˈdiː.ə.lɪ.zəm/

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

"idealism" in American English

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idealismnoun [ U ]

us /ɑɪˈdilˌɪz·əm, -ˈdi·əˌlɪz-/

belief in principles:

He wrote about America’s lost idealism.

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