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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.
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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
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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.
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collectivism

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

The belief that the means of production in a state should be controlled by the people.
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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
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Translations
kolektivizam
collectivisme

collectivism

[kəˈlektɪvɪzəm] Ncolectivismo m
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collectivism

[kəˈlɛktɪvɪzəm] ncollectivisme m
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collectivism

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collectivism

[kəˈlɛktɪvɪzm] ncollettivismo
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References in classic literature ?
One critic has said that 'his ideal of a State can best be described as an Educated Democracy, working by Collectivism in Government, Religion and Social Order.' But in his own writings he scarcely gives expression to so definite a conception.
"The future is as certain as the past - slavery, feudalism, individualism, collectivism. This is the statement of a law, not an empty prophecy."
Good Shepherd Services, Service User Involvement Team (SUIT) and Collectivism have teamed up to put on the event at the Light House in The Chubb Buildings on Fryer Street, Wolverhampton.
Individuality (not individualism) is grown within community (not collectivism).
Rand promoted the cult of individualism and opposed any form of human collectivism - unions, feminism, environmentalism and the programmes for human welfare.
In contrast, collectivism is defined as ownership by multiple people or a group.
Since Hofstede's (1980) seminal work, scholars have investigated collectivism and individualism as the major cultural orientations across and within nations.
Rather, the principle of collectivism and mutual sharing should be followed between parents and children.
This tension is the constant tug between individualism and collectivism. This does not only happen to business organizations, it happens on the national level as well.
Approximately 70% of the world population is collectivist when culture is divided into two categories: individualism and collectivism (Triandis, 1995).
The result is meaningful given that Korean society traditionally cherished collectivism and there was a stigma attached to people who spent time alone.