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flag-waving

noun [U] uk   /ˈflæɡˌweɪ.vɪŋ/ disapproving us  
the strong expression of support for a country or group, sometimes with military intention
Translations of “flag-waving”
in Chinese (Traditional) 強烈愛國情緒, 強烈團體意識, 沙文主義表現…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强烈爱国情绪, 强烈团体意识, 沙文主义表现…
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