Meaning of “collectivism” in the English Dictionary

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collectivismnoun [ U ]


politics & government a political system in which a country's land and industry are owned and managed by a government or by all of its citizens together

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collectivismnoun [ U ]

uk /kəˈlektɪvɪzəm/ us POLITICS, ECONOMICS

a theory or political system based on the principle that all factories, farms, etc., should be controlled by or for all the people of a country:

They believed in industrial collectivism, that industry should be run by the workpeople for the workpeople, through the trade unions.

(Definition of “collectivism” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)