- adventuristsADJ (disapproval)If you describe someone or something as adventurist, you disapprove of them because they are willing to take risks in order to gain an unfair advantage in business or politics.
...aggressive and adventurist foreign policy.N-COUNTAn adventurist is someone who behaves in an adventurist way.
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adventurist — noun see adventurism … New Collegiate Dictionary
adventurist — See adventurism. * * * … Universalium
adventurist — noun Someone who is into adventurism … Wiktionary
adventurist — ad·ven·tur·ist … English syllables
adventurist — See: adventurism … English dictionary
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adventurism — adventurist, n. adventuristic, adj. /ad ven cheuh riz euhm/, n. 1. defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior. 2. rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, esp. in political or international affairs. [1835 45; ADVENTURE +… … Universalium
adventurism — UK [ədˈventʃəˌrɪz(ə)m] / US [ədˈventʃəˌrɪzəm] noun [uncountable] a way of managing a business, government, or the armed forces that is considered dangerous and might have negative results Derived word: adventurist noun countable Word forms… … English dictionary
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adventurism — noun Date: 1932 improvisation or experimentation (as in politics or military or foreign affairs) in the absence or in defiance of accepted plans or principles • adventurist noun • adventuristic adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary