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also Right·ism  (rī′tĭz′əm)
1. The ideology of the political right.
2. Belief in or support of the tenets of the political right.

right′ist n.
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Noun1.rightism - the ideology of the political right; belief in or support of the tenets of the political right
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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[ˈraɪtɪzəm] N (Pol) → derechismo m
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