\\|a(ˌ)rē|vēzəm, -viz-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: French arrivisme, from arriviste + -isme -ism
: the practice or conduct of an arriviste

middle-class arrivism

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/ar"euh viz'euhm/, n.
the conduct or condition of an arriviste.
[1935-40; < F arrivisme; see ARRIVE, -ISM]

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  • arrivism — /ar euh viz euhm/, n. the conduct or condition of an arriviste. [1935 40; < F arrivisme; see ARRIVE, ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • arrivism — ar·ri·vism …   English syllables

  • arrivism — /əˈrivɪzəm/ (say uh reevizuhm), /ˈærəvɪzəm/ (say aruhvizuhm) noun acting in accordance with unbridled ambition, especially when social climbing or in the pursuit of a career. Also, arrivisme /əˈrivəzmə/ (say uh reevuhzmuh). {French} …  

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