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  1. exceptionalism(Noun)

    the state of being special, exceptional or unique

  2. exceptionalism(Noun)

    the belief that a particular nation does not conform to an established norm

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  1. Exceptionalism

    Exceptionalism is the perception that a country, society, institution, movement, or time period is "exceptional" in some way and thus does not need to conform to normal rules or general principles. Used in this sense, the term reflects a belief formed by lived experience, ideology, perceptual frames, or perspectives influenced by knowledge of historical or comparative circumstances.

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