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fascism

noun [U] (also Fascism) uk   us   /ˈfæʃ.ɪ.zəm/
a political system based on a very powerful leader, state control, and being extremely proud of country and race, and in which political opposition is not allowed
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Translations of “fascism”
in Arabic فاشِيّة…
in Korean 파시즘…
in Malaysian fahaman Fasis…
in French fascisme…
in Italian fascismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法西斯主義…
in Vietnamese chủ nghĩa phát xít…
in Spanish fascismo…
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 Indonesian fasisme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法西斯主义…
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