nativism

noun na·tiv·ism \ ˈnā-ti-ˌvi-zəm \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of nativism

1 : a policy of favoring native inhabitants as opposed to immigrants
2 : the revival or perpetuation of an indigenous culture especially in opposition to acculturation

nativist

play \ˈnā-ti-vist\ noun or adjective

nativistic

play \ˌnā-ti-ˈvi-stik\ adjective

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1844

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