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militarism

[mil-i-tuh-riz-uhm]
noun
1.
a strong military spirit or policy.
2.
the principle or policy of maintaining a large military establishment.
3.
the tendency to regard military efficiency as the supreme ideal of the state and to subordinate all other interests to those of the military.

Origin:
1860–65; < French militarisme, equivalent to militar- (< Latin mīlitār(is) military) + -isme -ism

antimilitarism, noun
promilitarism, adjective
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militarism (ˈmɪlɪtəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
1.  military spirit; pursuit of military ideals
2.  domination by the military in the formulation of policies, ideals, etc, esp on a political level
3.  a policy of maintaining a strong military organization in aggressive preparedness for war

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militarism
1864, from Fr. militarisme; see military + -ism.
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