unilateralism


uni·lat·er·al·ism

noun \ˌyü-ni-ˈla-t(ə-)rə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of UNILATERALISM

:  a policy of taking unilateral action (as in international affairs) regardless of outside support or reciprocity; also :  advocacy of such a policy
uni·lat·er·al·ist \-list\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of UNILATERALISM

1926

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