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 (nät′sĭz′əm, năt′-) also Na·zi·ism (-sē-ĭz′əm)
The ideology and practice of the Nazis, especially the policy of racist nationalism, national expansion, and state control of the economy.
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Nazism, Naziism

the principles and practices of the National Socialist Workers’ party under Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1945. — Nazi, n., adj.
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Noun1.Naziism - a form of socialism featuring racism and expansionism and obedience to a strong leader
fascism - a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)
socialist economy, socialism - an economic system based on state ownership of capital
Falange - the Spanish Nazi party under Franco
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