militarist militarist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who advocates war or warlike policies

Usage(s):

  1. In 1936, with militarist sentiment rising, a group of young officers called out two regiments in an attempted coup d'tat, killing several civilian officials.
  2. A girl in Franco's Spain seeks refuge from her vicious militarist stepfather by retreating into a woodland wonderland.
  3. The war launched by Japan's militarist leaders killed an estimated 20 million Chinese.

News

  • Why is Uganda's Army in South Sudan?

    Uganda seeks to be a regional power, is militarist and prone to adventures. It fought the rebels in S. Sudan and its troops could jeopardize a peace deal there.
    on February 4, 2014     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Quotes

  1. Shortly after his speech at the parade, Putin told veterans at a Kremlin reception that World War II showed "where militarist ambitions, ethnic intolerance and any attempts to recarve the globe are leading to."
    on May 10, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "This is extremely dangerous. This is 1931, we're heading back to the 1930s, with the Great Depression and we ended up with militarist dictatorship," John Monks, head of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), told local media in an...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: John Monks Source: Xinhua

  3. "Our call is not to use the militarist approach in solving the problems," Kobia said at the press conference, "but to ensure the resumption of the stalled peace talks" between the government and the National Democratic Front.
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Samuel Kobia Source: Consejo Mundial de Iglesias

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