Expansionism



a policy of , as of territory or currency:
the colonial expansionism of Europe in the 19th century.
Contemporary Examples

Haters back then called it “mosque madness” and “Islamic domination and expansionism.”
Why the Ground Zero Mosque Is Worth Saving Michael Daly April 10, 2014

It is vital to our credibility in the entire Middle East that we insist on an end to Israeli expansionism.
Is Gingrich’s Hard Line on Palestine Paid for by Sheldon Adelson? Wayne Barrett January 17, 2012

noun
the doctrine or practice of expanding the economy or territory of a country

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