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trib·al·ism

 (trī′bə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. The organization, culture, or beliefs of a tribe.
2. A strong feeling of identity with and loyalty to one's tribe or group.

trib′al·ist n.
trib′al·is′tic adj.
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tribalism

(ˈtraɪbəˌlɪzəm)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) the state of existing as a separate tribe or tribes
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) the customs and beliefs of a tribal society
3. (Anthropology & Ethnology) loyalty to a tribe or tribal values
ˈtribalist n, adj
ˌtribalˈistic adj
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trib•al•ism

(ˈtraɪ bəˌlɪz əm)

n.
1. the customs and beliefs of tribal life and society.
2. strong loyalty to one's own group.
[1885–90]
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tribalism

1. the customs, life, and organization of a tribal society.
2. a strong loyalty to one’s tribe, party, or group.
See also: Government
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tribalism - the state of living together in tribestribalism - the state of living together in tribes
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
2.tribalism - the beliefs of a tribal societytribalism - the beliefs of a tribal society  
belief - any cognitive content held as true
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Translations

tribalism

[ˈtraɪbəlɪzəm] Ntribalismo m
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tribalism

nStammesstruktur f
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tribalism

[ˈtraɪbəlɪzm] n (Anthropology, Sociol) → organizzazione f tribale (pej) → tribalismo
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