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militarism

noun
     
Related topics: Military
mil‧i‧ta‧ris‧m [uncountable]
PM the 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 repression
militarist noun [countable]
militaristic adjective:
a militaristic regime

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