nativism

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noun na·tiv·ism \ˈnā-ti-ˌvi-zəm\

Definition of nativism

  1. 1 :  a policy of favoring native inhabitants as opposed to immigrants

  2. 2 :  the revival or perpetuation of an indigenous culture especially in opposition to acculturation

nativist

play \-vist\ noun or adjective

nativistic

play \ˌnā-ti-ˈvis-tik\ adjective

1844

First Known Use of nativism

1844

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