supranationalism

noun

su·​pra·​na·​tion·​al·​ism
ˌsü-prə-ˈnash-nə-ˌli-zəm,
-ˈna-shə-nə-ˌli- How to pronounce supranationalism (audio)
-ˌprä-
variants or supra-nationalism
1
: the state or condition of transcending national boundaries, authority, or interests
Global health governance therefore operated, not through supranationalism, but the transformation and networking of domestic administrations across borders. Shahar Hameiri
2
: advocacy of the formation of supranational organizations or governments
A whole tier of society is waving EU flags and wielding signs declaring: 'I am a European'. Nationalism is out, supranationalism is in. David Mackie
supranationalist
ˌsü-prə-ˈnash-nə-list
-ˈna-shə-nə-list How to pronounce supranationalism (audio)
-ˌprä-
noun

Word History

Etymology

supra- + nationalism

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of supranationalism was in 1901

Dictionary Entries Near supranationalism

Cite this Entry

“Supranationalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supranationalism. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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