Americanism

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American +‎ -ism

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Americanism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Americanisms)

  1. A custom peculiar to the United States or the Americans.
  2. A word, phrase or linguistic feature originating from or specific to American language usage.
    However, the -ize spelling is now rarely used in the UK in the mass media and newspapers, and is hence often incorrectly regarded as an Americanism.
  3. A preference to the United States and the ideas it represents.
    2016 July 22, Aaron Blake, “Donald Trump’s strategy in three words: ‘Americanism, not globalism’”, in Washington Post:
    "The most important difference between our plan and that of our opponent is that our plan will put America first," Trump said. "Americanism, not globalism, will be our credo."

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