- the political principle of centralized social and economic control, especially of all means of production.
Origin of collectivism
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Examples from the Web for collectivistic
A content is collectivistic whose developing tendency aims at universal validity.
What Fascism does not countenance is the collectivistic solution proposed by the Socialists.
Society may be regarded at the same time from an individualistic and a collectivistic point of view.Introduction to the Science of Sociology
Robert E. Park
- the principle of ownership of the means of production, by the state or the people
- a social system based on this principle
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Word Origin and History for collectivistic
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