Definition of 'extremism'
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His thanks are timely and his stand against religious extremism welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This week we had the first meeting of the task force set up to tackle extremism and radicalisation. The Sun (2013)We've always provided safety to people fleeing violence and extremism. The Sun (2015)This fuels both right-wing and religious extremism. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Today, there is open willingness within ethnic minorities to highlight religious extremism or forced marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And neither did the problems of multiculturalism, immigration or religious extremism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)UK governments have failed to tackle extremism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The threat of radical right-wing extremism has been endlessly researched for years and most governments have taken steps to deal with it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)WE have religious extremism in our school playgrounds, too. The Sun (2014)Some in Germany see that smile as the sinister façade of a resurgent right-wing extremism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'extremism'
British English: extremism /ɪkˈstriːmɪzəm/ NOUN
Extremism is the behaviour or beliefs of people who try to bring about political change by using violent or extreme methods.
- American English: extremism
- Arabic: تَطَرُّف
- Brazilian Portuguese: extremismo
- Chinese: 极端主义
- Croatian: ekstremizam
- Czech: extremismus
- Danish: ekstremisme
- Dutch: extremisme
- European Spanish: extremismo
- Finnish: ekstremismi
- French: extrémisme
- German: Extremismus
- Greek: εξτρεμισμός
- Italian: estremismo
- Japanese: 過激主義
- Korean: 극단주의
- Norwegian: ekstremisme
- Polish: skrajność
- European Portuguese: extremismo
- Romanian: extremism
- Russian: экстремизм
- Spanish: extremismo
- Swedish: extremism
- Thai: พวกหัวรุนแรง
- Turkish: aşırıcılık
- Ukrainian: екстремізм
- Vietnamese: chủ nghĩa cực đoan
Definition of extremism from the Collins English Dictionary
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