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fascism

fas·cism

fascism

 
pronunciation:
fae shih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often cap.) a system of government characterized by strong, often dictatorial control of political and economic affairs, and often by warlike nationalism and brutal suppression of political dissidents and ethnic minorities.
definition 2: any of the distinctive principles or practices of this system.
definition 3: (usu. cap.) a party or government espousing this system, esp. the party in power in Italy from 1922 to 1943.
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