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internationalism

[in-ter-nash-uh-nl-iz-uh m] /ˌɪn tərˈnæʃ ə nlˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
the principle of cooperation among nations, for the promotion of their common good, sometimes as contrasted with nationalism, or devotion to the interests of a particular nation.
2.
international character, relations, cooperation, or control.
3.
(initial capital letter) the principles or methods of a communist or socialist International.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; international + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for internationalism

internationalism

/ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
the ideal or practice of cooperation and understanding between nations
2.
the state or quality of being international
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internationalism in Culture

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The view that nations should cooperate in international organizations, such as the United Nations, to settle disputes.

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