adventurism

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noun ad·ven·tur·ism \əd-ˈven-chə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of adventurism

  1. :  improvisation or experimentation (as in politics or military or foreign affairs) in the absence or in defiance of accepted plans or principles

adventurist

play \-ˈven-ch(ə-)rist\ noun

adventuristic

play \-ˌven-chə-ˈris-tik\ adjective

1932

First Known Use of adventurism

1932


ADVENTURISM Defined for English Language Learners

adventurism

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noun ad·ven·tur·ism \əd-ˈven-chə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of adventurism for English Language Learners

  • : an attitude or way of behaving that involves attempting to gain an advantage by doing things that are regarded as foolish or risky


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