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partyism

(ˈpɑːtɪɪzəm)
n
1. a devotion to a (political) party
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the system of having political parties

partyism

1. the system of political parties.
2. a strong adherence to a party. — partyist, n.
See also: Politics
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300) See MUNRO, supra note 89, at 150-51 ("To make partyism rational in the United States, there ought to be a division between the Right and the Left.
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One of the problems we have to address is the extent of partyism in Parliament that operates beyond the degree that is necessary for party cohesion and becomes an unnecessary straitjacket on the free operation of the institution and members.
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In order to enhance democratic survival in the Nigerian Fourth Republic, it is important to discern the hyphen and buckle that exists between elitism, partyism and elections in Nigeria.