neoconservative


neo·con·ser·va·tive

noun \ˌnē-ō-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv\

Definition of NEOCONSERVATIVE

1
:  a former liberal espousing political conservatism
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 \-və-ˌti-zəm\ noun
neoconservative adjective

First Known Use of NEOCONSERVATIVE

1952

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