collaborationism

noun

col·​lab·​o·​ra·​tion·​ism kə-ˌla-bə-ˈrā-shə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce collaborationism (audio)
: the advocacy or practice of collaboration with an enemy
collaborationist adjective or noun

Examples of collaborationism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The message that united two-thirds of French voters behind Macron was to oppose the National Front, a narrative so powerful that the sitting French ambassador to Washington got on the radio to compare a Le Pen victory to Vichy-era collaborationism. Matt Peterson, The Atlantic, 13 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of collaborationism was in 1923

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“Collaborationism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collaborationism. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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