Eu·​ro·​pe·​an·​ism ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈpē-ə-ni-zəm How to pronounce Europeanism (audio)
: attachment or allegiance to the traditions, interests, or ideals of Europeans
: the ideal or advocacy of the political and economic integration of Europe

Examples of Europeanism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yanukovych would have to make a few striking personnel changes, take some symbolic steps, and adopt several policy shifts in order to persuade voters that his Europeanism is real. Alexander J. Motyl, Foreign Affairs, 7 Nov. 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Europeanism was in 1824

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“Europeanism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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Eu·​ro·​pe·​an·​ism ˌyu̇r-ə-ˈpē-ə-niz-əm How to pronounce Europeanism (audio)
: loyalty to the traditions, interests, or standards of Europeans
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