Definition of “fundamentalism” - English Dictionary

“fundamentalism” in British English

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fundamentalismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əl.ɪ.zəm/
fundamentalist
noun [ C ] uk /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪst/ us /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əl.ɪst/
fundamentalist
adjective uk /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪst/ us /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əl.ɪst/

(Definition of “fundamentalism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“fundamentalism” in American English

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fundamentalismnoun [ U ]

us /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təlˌɪz·əm/

the belief that the traditional principles of a religion or set of beliefs should be maintained

fundamentalist
noun [ C ] us /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/

She is religious but not a fundamentalist.
fundamentalist
adjective us /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/

fundamentalist groups

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