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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)
Translations of “separatism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分裂主义,分离主义…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分裂主義,分離主義…
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