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guild socialism

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noun
  1. a form of socialism developed in England in the 20th century, emphasizing decentralization of industry and services with control to be vested in autonomous guilds of workers.
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Origin of guild socialism

First recorded in 1910–15
Related formsguild socialist, nounguild-so·cial·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for guild socialism

guild socialism

noun
  1. a form of socialism advocated in Britain in the early 20th century. Industry was to be owned by the state but managed and controlled by worker-controlled guilds
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Derived Formsguild socialist, noun
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