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

Examples of supranationalism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet it was based on a radical idea: supranationalism. Tom McTague, The Atlantic, 4 Apr. 2022

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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

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“Supranationalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supranationalism. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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