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Pronunciation:  ku'lektu`vizum

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  1. [n]  a political theory that the people should own the means of production
  2. [n]  a form of communism based on the writings of Marx and Lenin

COLLECTIVISM is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bolshevism, Leninism, Marxism, Marxism-Leninism, sovietism
 See Also: communism, ideology, political orientation, political theory, revisionism



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Col*lect"iv*ism\, n. [Cf. F. collectivisme.]
(Polit. Econ.)
The doctrine that land and capital should be owned by society
collectively or as a whole; communism. --W. G. Summer.

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