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essentialism

es·sen·tial·ism

essentialism

 
pronunciation:
ih sen sh lih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: the educational doctrine that certain traditional values and skills are necessary elements of society and should be taught to all students.
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derivation: essentialist (n.)