Meaning of “militarism” in the English Dictionary

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militarismnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmɪl·ɪ·təˌrɪz·əm/

politics & government the belief that it is necessary to have strong armed forces and that they should be used in order to win political or economic advantage

adjective us /ˌmɪl·ɪ·təˈrɪs·tɪk/

a hard-line militaristic regime

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

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