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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition or quality of being international in character, principles, concern, or attitude.
  • n. A policy or practice of cooperation among nations, especially in politics and economic matters.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. political, economic and cultural cooperation between nations

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or principles of international interests and intercourse.
  • n. The doctrines or organization of the International.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The principles, doctrine, or theory advocated by Internationalists.
  • n. Specifically, the principle of forcing a somewhat disorganized or weak country to submit to the combined control or protection of several stronger nations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the doctrine that nations should cooperate because their common interests are more important than their differences
  • n. quality of being international in scope

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Examples

  • Anew internationalism is spreading across American campuses, with an increasing number of colleges now offering their students degrees in conjunction with a partner institution in another country.

    Ancillary Services

  • His work in internationalism and charity puts him well in the liberal side, as people see it.

    Matthew Yglesias » Pew on Ideology

  • The perspective of internationalism is a core characteristic of green/environmentalist thought and one we should be sceptical of ….

    One For My Baby

  • The communist embodies something further: the idea of internationalism, that is, the brotherhood, solidarity and cooperation among all men and nations in the world.

    CASTRO READS MAIN REPORT AT PCC CONGRESS

  • 48The wartime overlap between patriotism and internationalism is also evident in the creative and political work of Adrian Scott.

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood

  • One of the bedrocks of old-style Marxism was atheist internationalism, which is of course against all religions and all kinds of nationalism.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Was Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Born Jewish?

  • Yet despite what the majority of Americans believe and want their leaders and elected officials promote another agenda called internationalism or globalization.

    "My Fellow Prisoners"

  • They represented Republican extremist thinking resenting the notion of internationalism the UN represented.

    Reviewing Linda McQuaig's Holding the Bully's Coat

  • You know that even on this small island which is separated from our ... [sentence incomplete] We would want to say here very clearly that from the orange groves, forests, houses, everywhere, in such a case the African youths would fight with us. [applause] That would be internationalism, that is reciprocity.

    CASTRO VISIT ISLE OF YOUTH

  • There can no longer be doubt that Castro's ultimate interest lies in implementing his interpretation of the principle of proletarian internationalism, which is expressed in the Cuban Constitution with an emphasis on armed struggle that is unparalleled in the charters of other socialist states.

    Cuba and the Us

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