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1. often Fascist An advocate or adherent of fascism.
2. A reactionary or dictatorial person.
1. often Fascist Of, advocating, or practicing fascism.
2. Fascist Of or relating to the regime of the Fascisti.

[Italian fascista, from fascio, group; see fascism.]

fas·cis′tic (fə-shĭs′tĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.fascistic - relating to or characteristic of fascism; "fascist propaganda"
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