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/ɪˈkɒn əˌmɪz əm/
the theory or practice of assigning primary importance to the economy or to economic achievement.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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a political theory that regards economics as the main factor in society, ignoring or reducing to simplistic economic terms other factors such as culture, nationality, etc
the belief that the main aim of a political group, trade union, etc, is to improve the material living standards of its members
) (in Tsarist Russia) a political belief that the sole concern of the working classes should be with improving their living conditions and not with political reforms
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