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Nazi

noun [C] uk   /ˈnɑːt.si/ us  
a member of the National Socialist (German Workers') Party, led by Adolf Hitler, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 disapproving a person who is cruel or demands that people obey them completely, or who has extreme and unreasonable beliefs about race

Nazi

adjective uk   /ˈnɑːt.si/ us  
belonging to or connected with the National Socialist (German Workers') Party, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945: a Nazi officer Nazi Germany
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Nazism
noun [U] uk   /-sɪ.zəm/ us  
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