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communitarian

[kuh-myoo-ni-tair-ee-uh n]
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noun
  1. a member of a communistic community.
  2. an advocate of such a community.
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Origin of communitarian

First recorded in 1835–45; communit(y) + -arian
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communitarian

noun
  1. a member of a communist community
  2. an advocate of communalism
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Word Origin and History for communitarian

n.

1841, "member of a commune," from community + ending from utilitarian, etc. The adjective is attested from 1909.

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