Meaning of “separatism” in the English Dictionary

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"separatism" in British English

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separatismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsep.ər.ə.tɪ.zəm/ us /ˈsep.ɚ.ə.tɪ.zəm/

the belief held by people of a particular race, religion, or other group within a country that they should be independent and have their own government or in some way live apart from other people:

Basque separatism

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

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