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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.
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