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militarism

noun [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
militaristic
adjective  us   /ˌmɪl·ɪ·təˈrɪs·tɪk/
a hard-line militaristic regime
Translations of “militarism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 軍國主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 军国主义…
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