Imperialism vs Appeasement - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between imperialism and appeasement

is that imperialism is the policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations while appeasement is the state of being appeased; the policy of giving in to demands in order to preserve the peace.

imperialism

Noun

(-)
  • The policy of forcefully extending a nation's authority by territorial gain or by the establishment of economic and political dominance over other nations.
  • See also

    * imperialist * imperialistic

    appeasement

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The state of being appeased; the policy of giving in to demands in order to preserve the peace.
  • * 1941: , White House Correspondents' Dinner
  • This decision is the end of any attempts at appeasement in our land; the end of urging us to get along with the dictators, the end of compromise and the forces of oppression.