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[pahr-tee-iz-uh m] /ˈpɑr tiˌɪz əm/
adherence to a political party or organization.
the organization of political affairs into parties; the political system of a state, region, etc. (often used in combination):
Two-partyism was never significant in continental politics.
Origin of partyism
First recorded in 1835-45; party + -ism
Related forms
partyist, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The pest of partyism invades all the large cities of the country.

  • From an early period politics and partyism have attracted unto themselves quaint Slang terms.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • Just now partyism is falling into disfavor, for there are too many serious questions to be fought out.

    The Next of Kin Nellie L. McClung
  • Ignorance has given way to investigation; and love and union are daily triumphing over prejudice and partyism.

    Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger Elihu G. Holland
  • It merely proved how easily men are led when taken in droves and stirred by partyism.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 2) Henry Watterson

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