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(noun) revenge / (noun) a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status

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revanchism
revanchist



a new round of neo-conservative revanchist politics took hold against a backdrop of "get Osama Bin Laden"

—p.7 Introduction: The Circulation of Revolt - Real and Fictitious Marxism (1) by Andy Merrifield
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The RPF saw the camps as an existential threat, supplying a base to Hutu revanchists as they plotted their return to power

I vaguely remember reading about this in A Thousand Hills, though that was from Kagame's POV so I guess I didn't get the full story

—p.25 Africa's Leaky Giant (5) by Joe Trapido
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the United Kingdom Independence Party, the revanchist movement of economic nationalists behind the Brexit referendum vote

—p.79 A Different Class (78) missing author
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Adjusting borders, revanchist schemes--he has no interest in such things

—p.56 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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the West's self-satisfied, ideologically motivated revanchism

referring the Republikaner, a xenophobic right-wing party

—p.51 Sentimental Germany (42) by Peter Schneider
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