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militarism

noun [U]    /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 militaristic    /ˌmɪl·ɪ·təˈrɪs·tɪk/ adjective a hard-line militaristic regime
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