Definition of Fascism in English :

Define Fascism in English

Fascism meaning in English

Meaning of Fascism in English

Pronunciation of Fascism in English

Fascism pronunciation in English

Pronounce Fascism in English


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1. fascism

a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)

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noun (sometimes capital)
any ideology or movement inspired by Italian Fascism, such as German National Socialism; any right-wing nationalist ideology or movement with an authoritarian and hierarchical structure that is fundamentally opposed to democracy and liberalism
any ideology, movement, programme, tendency, etc, that may be characterized as excessively prescriptive or authoritarian
prejudice in relation to the subject specified
body fascism
the political movement, doctrine, system, or regime of Benito Mussolini in Italy, which encouraged militarism and nationalism, organizing the country along hierarchical authoritarian lines

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1.  [F-]
the doctrines, methods, or movement of the Fascisti
2.  [sometimes F-]
a system of government characterized by rigid one-party dictatorship, forcible suppression of opposition, private economic enterprise under centralized governmental control, belligerent nationalism, racism, and militarism, etc.
a political movement based on such policies
fascist behavior

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1. often Fascism
a. A system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, a capitalist economy subject to stringent governmental controls, violent suppression of the opposition, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism.
b. A political philosophy or movement based on or advocating such a system of government.
2. Oppressive, dictatorial control.

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