English version

militarism in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmilitarismmil‧i‧ta‧ris‧m /ˈmɪlətərɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  PMWARthe belief that a country should build up its military forces and use them to protect itself and get what it wants a country emerging from 20 years of militarism and political repressionmilitarist noun [countable]militaristic /ˌmɪlətəˈrɪstɪk◂/ adjective a militaristic regime
Examples from the Corpus
militarismEconomic success has replaced nationalism and militarism as the dominant force in a region once terrorized by war and revolution.It had been argued on the Left that wars were caused by the search for profits, by imperialism, by militarism.She wants her army to be the world leader in peacekeeping and to shift from militarism to humanitarianism.MacArthur was dedicated to the extirpation of militarism and did not favour the development of defence forces.Standing before an outpost of the Veterans Administration they lamented the sin of militarism.They hoped that the very talk of a general strike would act as a restraining influence on militarism.The demise of the Soviet Union a decade and a half later ended the threat of Soviet militarism.