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From international +‎ -ism.

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internationalism (usually uncountable, plural internationalisms)

  1. (politics) Political, economic and cultural cooperation between nations.
    • 1995, Time’s Cycle and National Military Strategy:
      Once again the opposite poles of isolationism and Wilsonian internationalism appeared as alternatives that split the liberal and conservative camps
  2. (linguistics) A loanword that occurs in several languages with the same or similar meaning and etymology.
  3. (architecture) A major architectural style that was developed in the 1920s and 1930s and was closely related to modernism, characterized by lightweight industrial materials, lack of ornamentation, and flat surfaces.
    Synonym: International Style

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