Atlanticism

noun

At·​lan·​ti·​cism ət-ˈlan-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Atlanticism (audio)
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: a policy of military cooperation between European powers and the U.S.
Atlanticist noun

Examples of Atlanticism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though Atlanticism began its life as Anglo-Saxonism—and the U.S.-U.K. relationship remains its kernel—its most pungent variants, and the fervor of the converted, are found in Central and Eastern Europe. Thomas Meaney, Harper's Magazine, 26 Apr. 2024 Russia would surely conclude that Atlanticism is a moribund viewpoint. Liana Fix, Foreign Affairs, 22 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Atlanticism was in 1950

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“Atlanticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atlanticism. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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