Definitions

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  • adj. Supporting or advocating unilateralism
  • n. A supporter of unilateralism.

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  • n. an advocate of unilateralism

Etymologies

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unilateral +‎ -ist

Examples

  • But neither, in his words, could be the reaction of the United States to terrorism, which he calls unilateralist, he calls unfair and he called it biased against the Muslim world.

    CNN Transcript May 28, 2003

  • It was the tone from what critics called a unilateralist White House.

    CNN Transcript Jun 10, 2008

  • The president came to power with "unilateralist" tendencies but must now assemble the most complex diplomatic armada since the Allies in World War II.

    A President Finds His True Voice

  • The Bush administration's charm offensive may have demonstrated that not all of Europe is aligned against it, and that despite popular rhetoric America is neither wholly "unilateralist" nor entirely isolated.

    A Friend Indeed

  • Mr. Ozawa argues that Japan's deployment supports a "unilateralist" and "illegal" war by the United States in Afghanistan.

    Tokyo Retreat

  • The dominant theme of today's Washington battles is that most of America's current problems are self-inflicted wounds attributable to overly muscular and "unilateralist" Bush administration policies.

    Diplomacy in the Post-9/11 Era

  • Her main accomplishment is sort of shifting the rhetoric of the administration's foreign policy away from this kind of unilateralist, "with us or against us" approach that we saw first term.

    CNN Transcript Dec 2, 2006

  • Her main accomplishment is sort of shifting the rhetoric of the administration's foreign policy away from this kind of unilateralist "with us or against us" approach that we saw in the first term.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • Her main accomplishment is sort of shifting the rhetoric of the administration's foreign policy away from this kind of unilateralist, "with us or against us" approach that we saw in the first term.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2006

  • Her main accomplishment is sort of shifting the rhetoric of the administration's foreign policy away from this kind of unilateralist, with us or against us approach that we saw in the first term.

    CNN Transcript Dec 2, 2006

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