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separatism

noun [U] uk   /ˈsep.ər.ə.tɪ.zəm/ us    /-ɚ.ə.t̬ɪ-/
the belief held by people of a particular race, religion, or other group within a country that they should be independent and have their own government or in some way live apart from other people: Basque separatism
Translations of “separatism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分裂主義,分離主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分裂主义,分离主义…
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