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col·lec·tiv·ism

 (kə-lĕk′tə-vĭz′əm)
n.
The principles or system of ownership and control of the means of production and distribution by the people collectively, usually under the supervision of a government.

col·lec′tiv·ist n.
col·lec′tiv·is′tic adj.
col·lec′tiv·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

collectivism

(kəˈlɛktɪˌvɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the principle of ownership of the means of production, by the state or the people
2. (Sociology) a social system based on this principle
colˈlectivist n
colˌlectiˈvistic adj

col•lec•tiv•ism

(kəˈlɛk təˌvɪz əm)

n.
the socialist principle of control by the people collectively, or the state, of all means of production or economic activity.
[1875–80; < French collectivisme]
col•lec′tiv•ist, n., adj.
col•lec`tiv•is′tic, adj.

collectivism

the socialist principle of control by the state of all means of productive or economic activity. — collectivist, n., adj.collectivistic, adj.
See also: Politics

collectivism

The belief that the means of production in a state should be controlled by the people.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collectivism - Soviet communismcollectivism - Soviet communism      
communism - a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership
revisionism - a moderate evolutionary form of Marxism
revisionism - any dangerous departure from the teachings of Marx
2.collectivism - a political theory that the people should own the means of production
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations
kolektivizam
collectivisme

collectivism

[kəˈlektɪvɪzəm] Ncolectivismo m

collectivism

[kəˈlɛktɪvɪzəm] ncollectivisme m

collectivism

collectivism

[kəˈlɛktɪvɪzm] ncollettivismo
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