fascism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fascism" in British English

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fascismnoun [U]

(also Fascism) uk   us   /ˈfæʃ.ɪ.zəm/
a ​politicalsystembased on a very ​powerfulleader, ​statecontrol, and being ​extremelyproud of ​country and ​race, and in which ​politicalopposition is not ​allowed
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fascismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfæʃˌɪz·əm/
politics & government a ​politicalsystembased on a very ​powerfulleader, ​statecontrol of ​social and ​economiclife, and ​extremepride in ​country and ​race, with no ​expression of ​politicaldisagreementallowed
fascist
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/
fascist ​groups
fascist
noun [C]  us   /ˈfæʃ·ɪst/
He ​left Germany when the fascists took over.
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Translations of “fascism”
in Korean 파시즘…
in Arabic فاشِيّة…
in Malaysian fahaman Fasis…
in French fascisme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法西斯主義…
in Italian fascismo…
in Spanish fascismo…
in Vietnamese chủ nghĩa phát xít…
in Portuguese fascismo…
in Thai ลัทธิฟาสซิสต์…
in German der Faschismus…
in Catalan feixisme…
in Japanese ファシズム(極右国家主義)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法西斯主义…
in Indonesian fasisme…
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