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fascism

noun [U]  /ˈfæʃˌɪz·əm/ us  
politics & government a political system based on a very powerful leader, state control of social and economic life, and extreme pride in country and race, with no expression of political disagreement allowed
fascist
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/ us  
fascist groups
fascist
noun [C]  /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/ us  
He left Germany when the fascists took over.
Translations of “fascism”
in Spanish fascismo…
in Korean 파시즘…
in Arabic فاشِيّة…
in Portuguese fascismo…
in French fascisme…
in German der Faschismus…
in Catalan feixisme…
in Japanese ファシズム(極右国家主義)…
in Italian fascismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法西斯主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法西斯主义…
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