Meaning of “fascism” in the English Dictionary

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fascismnoun [ U ]

us /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
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/

fascist groups
fascist
noun [ C ] us /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/

He left Germany when the fascists took over.

(Definition of “fascism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)