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Below are two separate puzzles, but you will need to solve both to find the one-word answer.

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Good luck!

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I think the answer is

Nationalism

Completed crossword

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Completed wordsearch

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Finally

Reading the unused letters in the wordsearch backwards gives TRANSPARENT which clues overlaying the wordsearch locators on the crossword (the wordsearch is a transparent overlay). This gives the following result
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Now rearranging the uncrossed letters give NATIONALISM

Thanks to Mathgeek for suggesting overlaying the images in the comments.

2 down in the crossword

This is about the alphabetical neighbours and not the physical ones.

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  • $\begingroup$ Can you explain the 2. of the crossword ? Oh, no need anymore, I wrote the question and suddently I understood ! I think (rot13) vg vf 'arvtuobe' va na nycunorgvp yvfg . $\endgroup$
    – Evargalo
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 14:49
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    $\begingroup$ @Mathgeek I've just realised the term "neighbours" means something different here. $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 14:52
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    $\begingroup$ Could the solution have to do with maybe overlaying the puzzles on each other, hence the a clue? $\endgroup$
    – Mathgeek
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 14:53
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    $\begingroup$ @Mathgeek, perhaps yes this would make sense $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 14:53
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    $\begingroup$ Correct! You now have the final answer. $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 15:02
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For the right-hand part:

  1. Arno

  2. Maps

  3. Estate

  4. Congo

  5. Not sure about this one / Edit : it is wrong, hexomino has the right answer.

Crags ?

  1. Area

  2. Land

  3. Won

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