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aspheterism

n.

doctrine that there ought to be no private property, 1794, from Greek a- "not," privative prefix (see a- (3)), + spheteros "one's own," from sphetrisomos "appropriation."

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  • Aspheterism, as-fet′er-izm, n. (Southey) denial of the right of private property.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

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