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

Definition of supranationalism

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

Other Words from supranationalism

supranationalist \ ˌsü-​prə-​ˈnash-​nə-​list , -​ˈna-​shə-​nə-​list How to pronounce supranationalism (audio) , -​ˌprä-​ \ noun

First Known Use of supranationalism

1901, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for supranationalism

supra- + nationalism

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“Supranationalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supranationalism. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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