fascismnoun [ U ]also Fascism uk /ˈfæʃ.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈfæʃ.ɪ.zəm/
- This year's history syllabus covers the rise of Fascism in Europe.
- Fascism develops from right-wing extremism, supported traditionally by the middle classes, in contrast to Communism.
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- A brief but incisive discussion of the structure of fascism.
- Fascism also transports this anti-pacifist spirit into the life of individuals.
- Fascism came into being to meet serious problems of politics in post-war Italy.
- Fascism on the other hand faces squarely the problem of the right of the state and of the duty of individuals.
- The catastrophe and holocaust brought about by the two powerful movements of fascism and national socialism will mark human life always.