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neoisolationism

[nee-oh-ahy-suh-ley-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌni oʊˌaɪ səˈleɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/
noun, (in U.S. politics)
1.
a revival of isolationism arising from increased anti-Soviet and anti-European sentiment and a reluctance to involve the nation in further political and military commitments abroad.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; neo- + isolationism
Related forms
neoisolationist, adjective, noun
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