Meaning of “isolationism” in the English Dictionary

"isolationism" in British English

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isolationismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌaɪ.səlˈeɪ.ʃən.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˌaɪ.səlˈeɪ.ʃən.ɪ.zəm/ disapproving
isolationist
adjective uk /ˌaɪ.səlˈeɪ.ʃən.ɪst/ us /ˌaɪ.səlˈeɪ.ʃən.ɪst/

an isolationist policy/nation/attitude

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

"isolationism" in American English

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isolationismnoun [ U ]

/ˌɑɪ·səˈleɪ·ʃəˌnɪz·əm/

politics & government the political principle or practice of showing interest only in your own country and not being involved in international activities

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

"isolationism" in Business English

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isolationismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌaɪsəlˈeɪʃənɪzəm/ us POLITICS

the political principle or practice of showing interest only in your own country and not being involved in international activities:

The coalition called for freer trade in global markets and warned against isolationism.
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isolationist
adjective [ C ]

We are not isolationist, nor do we reject relations with other states.

(Definition of “isolationism” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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