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neoconservative

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noun neo·con·ser·va·tive \ˌnē-ō-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv\

Definition of neoconservative

  1. 1 :  a former liberal espousing political conservatism

  2. 2 :  a conservative who advocates the assertive promotion of democracy and United States national interest in international affairs including through military means

neo·con·ser·va·tism play \-və-ˌti-zəm\ noun
neoconservative adjective


1952

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1952


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