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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-bee-uh-niz-uh m]
    • /ˈfeɪ bi əˌnɪz əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-bee-uh-niz-uh m]
    • /ˈfeɪ bi əˌnɪz əm/

Definitions of fabianism word

  • noun fabianism the theories of economic and social reform advocated by the Fabian Society. 1
  • noun fabianism the beliefs, principles, or practices of the Fabian Society 0
  • noun fabianism The implementation of social reform through a series of gradual and moderate stages rather than sudden revolution. 0

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Origin of fabianism

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90; Fabian1 + -ism

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Parts of speech for Fabianism


fabianism popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 68% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for fabianism

noun fabianism

  • communism — advocacy of a classless society in which private ownership has been abolished and the means of production and subsistence belong to the community
  • collectivism — Collectivism is the political belief that a country's industries and services should be owned and controlled by the state or by all the people in a country. Socialism and communism are both forms of collectivism.
  • maoism — the political, social, economic, and military theories and policies advocated by Mao Zedong, as those concerning revolutionary movements and guerrilla warfare.
  • leninism — the form of Communism as taught by Lenin, with emphasis on the dictatorship of the proletariat.
  • bolshevism — Bolshevism is the political system and ideas that Lenin and his supporters introduced in Russia after the Russian Revolution of 1917.

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