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English definition of “chauvinism”


noun [U]    /ˈʃoʊ·vəˌnɪz·əm/
the strong and unreasonable belief that your own country , sex , or group is the best or most important : an appeal to national pride and chauvinism chauvinist    /ˈʃoʊ·və·nɪst/ noun [C] He admits that he is a male chauvinist.
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