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fascism

noun [U]    /ˈfæʃˌɪz·əm/
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    /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/ adjective [not gradable] fascist groups fascist    /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/ noun [C] He left Germany when the fascists took over.
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