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Russophobia – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

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Definition of Russophobia in visual dictionary and thesaurus and in real or authentic context for GRE candidates and advanced learners of English with text-to-speech technology to practice listening

/ˌrʌsə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪə/ (noun)

Definition

strong aversion or dislike to Russia, Soviet Union or anything or person related to Russia, anti-Russian sentiment

Example

Anti-Russian sentiment, commonly referred to as Russophobia, describes prejudice, fear or hatred against Russia, the Russians, and Russian culture. Russophilia, by contrast, refers to admiration and fondness of Russia and the Russians.

In the past, Russophobia has included state-sponsored mistreatment and propaganda against the Russians in France and Germany. Nazi Germany, at one point, deemed Russians, an inferior race and “sub-human”. As a result, millions of Russian civilians were murdered by the Nazis during World War II.

Source of example: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonyms

Russophilia

Parts of speech

Noun: Russophobe

Adjective: Russophobic

Similar words

Francophilia


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