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ism

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈɪz.əm/ informal mainly humorous
a set of beliefs, especially ones that you disapprove of: Thatcher is unique among her predecessors in having given the English language a brand new ism, created from her own name.
Translations of “ism”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指自己不贊成的)主義,學說…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指自己不赞成的)主义,学说…
(Definition of ism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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