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nationalismnoun [U]

us   /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəlˌɪz·əm/
social studies the feelings of affection and pride that people have for their country
politics & government Nationalism is also the desire for political independence in a country that is controlled by or part of another country: The government is alarmed at the rise of nationalism among its ethnic minorities.
(Definition of nationalism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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nationalismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈnæʃ.ən.əl.ɪ.zəm/ /ˈnæʃ.nə.lɪ.zəm/ us   /ˈnæʃ.ən.əl.ɪ.zəm/ /ˈnæʃ.nə.lɪ.zəm/
a nation's wish and attempt to be politically independent
a great or too great love of your own country: The book documents the rise of the political right with its accompanying strands of nationalism and racism.
(Definition of nationalism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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