the policy or doctrine of isolating one’s country from the affairs of other nations by declining to enter into alliances, foreign economic commitments, international agreements, etc., seeking to devote the entire efforts of one’s country to its own advancement and remain at peace by avoiding foreign entanglements and responsibilities.
a policy of nonparticipation in or withdrawal from international affairs
an attitude favouring such a policy
The doctrine that a nation should stay out of the disputes and affairs of other nations. The United States practiced a policy of isolationism until World War I and did not pursue an active international policy until after World War II. (See “entangling alliances with none.”)
the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the Talmud. Compare , , . belief in and conformity to this religion, its practices, and ceremonies. this religion considered as forming […]
a percentage of income given to a person in a position of power or influence as payment for having made the income possible: usually considered improper or unethical. a rebate, usually given secretively by a seller to a buyer or to one who influenced the buyer. the practice of an employer or a person in […]
a member of the political Left or a person sympathetic to its views. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Left. Contemporary Examples JVP has been marginalized for years even by Jewish leftist organizations such as J-Street. Bad Faith on Two States Shaul Magid June 3, 2012 Spector studied law after stints […]
anti-lewisite anti-lewisite an·ti-lew·is·ite (ān’tē-lōō’ĭ-sīt’, ān’tī-) n. See dimercaprol.