Noun(1) an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union
Adjective(1) having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude
(1) If not handled carefully, this decentralization may pose as much a threat to national unity as armed separatist movements.(2) The separatist movement was stronger probably a decade ago.(3) A long line of Coalition ministers and shadow ministers succumbed to the newly fashionable separatist doctrine.(4) He himself revealed the other aspects of the agenda on which he had sought separatist support.(5) But Spain is also home to several of Europe's most active separatist movements.(6) Army generals want to mount limited offensive operations against thousands of well-armed separatist rebels.(7) Tensions in the region, which once hosted an armed separatist movement that mostly faded in the 1980s, have been rising for months.(8) The country was not yet seriously challenged by separatist sentiments, religious radicalism or inter-ethnic conflict.(9) When, if ever, should international law and institutions support separatist claims?(10) The formation of new provinces was also expected to help security authorities to control separatist activities in the region.(11) In some cases, such as ethnic separatist movements, straightforward concessions may in principle remove the cause of violence.(12) Some popular movements were actually separatist in character.(13) But if he hoped this would dampen separatist demands he was wrong.(14) She has a major obsession to end all ethnic conflicts and separatist movements throughout the country.(15) He must prevent the violence from spreading and stoking separatist sentiments elsewhere.(16) Last week, the flag was banned, with the government arguing it has been misused to serve separatist movements.
1. separationist ::
2. fissiparous ::
3. breakaway ::
Different Formsseparatist, separatists
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