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Japano- +‎ -phobia

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Japanophobia (uncountable)

  1. A fear of Japan and Japanese people or culture.
    • 1906, Edward Albert Bell, These meddlesome attorneys:
      Perhaps this is one of the reasons of their Japanophobia. But if Japan became the ally of France, all this fear and suspicion of Japan would disappear, ...
    • 1999, Jagdish Bhagwati et.al., Trading Blocs: Alternative Approaches to Analyzing Preferential Trade Agreements:
      This would require discarding the extreme Japanophobia that characterises the so-called “revisionists” who are really “regressionists” twice over.
    Synonym: Nipponophobia
    Antonyms: Japanophilia, Nipponophilia

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