internationalism

noun in·ter·na·tion·al·ism \ ˌin-tər-ˈnash-nə-ˌli-zəm , -ˈna-shə-nə-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of internationalism

1 :international character, principles, interests, or outlook
2 a :a policy of cooperation among nations
b :an attitude or belief favoring such a policy

internationalist

play \ˌin-tər-ˈnash-nə-list, -ˈna-shə-nə-list\ noun or adjective

Examples of internationalism in a Sentence

  1. a proponent of economic internationalism

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First Known Use of internationalism

1843


INTERNATIONALISM Defined for English Language Learners

internationalism

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Definition of internationalism for English Language Learners

  • : the belief that it is good for different countries to work together


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