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jingoismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡəʊ.ɪ.zəm/ us   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡoʊ.ɪ.zəm/ disapproving
the extreme belief that your own country is always best, often shown in enthusiastic support for a war against another country: Patriotism can turn into jingoism and intolerance very quickly.
(Definition of jingoism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 极端爱国主义, 侵略主义, 沙文主义…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極端愛國主義, 侵略主義, 沙文主義…
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