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A member or supporter of a small cooperative or a collectivist community.

com·mu′ni·tar′i·an adj.


1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of a communist community
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an advocate of communalism


(kəˌmyu nɪˈtɛər i ən)

1. a member of a communistic community.
2. an advocate of such a community.
com•mu`ni•tar′i•an•ism, n.
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THE shadow chancellor, John McDonnell's, communitarian approach to some of the former nationalised industries has much to commend it but, if anything, is too generous to shareholders.
Contract award notice: Recruitment of the management, by means of concession, of the public service of the communitarian houses of Mons directed to autonomous people.
They observe in the prologue the fact that most of the studies so far analyze Jewish life in the institutional framework of communitarian organizations and their political action, setting aside, or even rendering invisible, aspects of social and cultural history.
While our main focus is the analysis of the identity theories which lie behind the liberal and communitarian theories, we also examine to a lesser extent in what way the policies to which they give rise account for Lacanian insights.
We will start by considering the parameters of the orthodox communitarian agenda.
The goal of the analysis is to demonstrate that this ideological movement is not communitarian, but rather that it is a part of a larger reactionary imperialist ideology and that, as such, "it actually involves the betrayal of Jewish particularism.
Yet the past year has also seen him reveal another side to his populist conservatism: a communitarian agenda for policy reform.
Frida Kahlo's Self Portrait on the Border of Mexico and the United States, on the cover of the book, symbolizes this argument, depicting threats on both the cosmopolitan and the communitarian side.
Here I'll describe three corporate governance systems--Anglo-American, Communitarian, and Emerging Markets--and provide a comparison that you can use to recognize and evaluate differences in practice.
The communitarian critique of private property advanced by Christian anarchists is decidedly Marxist in tone.
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Enthusiastic adventurers these days are prepared to pay any amount of money to, say, conquer the Everest but a new study asks: Is it an adventure characterizing communitarian spirit or just a selfish pursuit?
Communitarian theories, on the other hand, stress the locally embedded basis of morality.

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