expansionist expansionist  /ɪk ˈspæn ʃə nɪst/


  • (adj) of or involving or guided by expansionism


  1. Today, some 20 years after his death, his theories are a prime influence on the world's free economies, especially on America's, the richest and most expansionist.
  2. Angarrack had been taught that Athelstan was an expansionist tyrant, and that Cornwall became part of England only after centuries of strife.
  3. But perhaps it is the least likely weapon to help Saddam further an expansionist policy.


  1. Publicist and SEO Video Marketing Visionary Is Now Offering Business Representation Services

    Publicist Hopeton Hewett owns Omaha's premier SEO firm Intellectual Expansionist Marketing. With Mr. Hewett constantly finding ways to expand his businesses services, they now provide business representation to their clients. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/publicist-services-pr-seo/business-representation/prweb10838975.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. 'Jungle Book': When Mary met Walt (and Rudyard)

    Rudyard Kipling hated Chicago. "It holds rather more than a million of people with bodies, and stands on the same sort of soil as Calcutta," wrote the man whom George Orwell dubbed "the prophet of British imperialism in its expansionist phase," following a visit to Chicago in the 1880s. "Having seen it, I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages. Its water is the water ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Opinion: California budget isn’t really balanced

    By Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee Gov. Jerry Brown blunted the expansionist tendencies of his fellow Democrats in writing a new state budget, but that doesn’t mean it’s the “balanced” spending plan that he and other Capitol politicians are claiming. They define “balanced” as the state’s [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Lake Tahoe News


  1. "If Christ were on Earth today, undoubtedly he would stand with the people in opposition to bullying, ill-tempered and expansionist powers," Mr. Ahmadinejad said.
    on Dec 26, 2008 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "Like the Communists, the terrorists and radicals who attacked our nation are followers of a murderous ideology that despises freedom, crushes all dissent, has expansionist ambitions and pursues totalitarian aims," Bush said. "Like the...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  3. "Ahmadinejad funds trains and arms the most extreme anti peace elements in the region if there is any real threat to regional security it comes from an expansionist fundamentalist Iran," Regev said.
    on May 24, 2007 By: Mark Regev Source: International Herald Tribune

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