corporatism

[kawr-puh-ruh-tiz-uh m, -pruh-tiz-]
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noun

the principles, doctrine, or system of corporative organization of a political unit, as a city or state.

Also cor·po·rat·iv·ism [kawr-puh-rey-tuh-viz-uh m, -per-uh-tuh-, -pruh-] /ˈkɔr pəˌreɪ təˌvɪz əm, -pər ə tə-, -prə-/.

Origin of corporatism

First recorded in 1885–90; corporate + -ism
Related formscor·po·rat·ist, adjective
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Examples from the Web for corporatism

Contemporary Examples of corporatism

  • The cult of corporatism allows us to reimagine the corporation as our ultimate access point to the infinitude of possibility.

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    All Hail Shingy, AOL’s Goblin King

    James Poulos

    November 19, 2014

  • What to Obama is the politics of " mutual responsibility" is what political scientists have labeled "corporatism."

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    Undercover Boss' Creepy Politics

    Thaddeus Russell

    February 7, 2010

  • In the United States, corporatism was advocated most famously in the 1930s.

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    Undercover Boss' Creepy Politics

    Thaddeus Russell

    February 7, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for corporatism

corporatism

noun

the organization of a state on a corporative basis
Derived Formscorporatist, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for corporatism
n.

1890, from corporate + -ism. Used over the years in various senses of corporate, in 1920s-30s often with reference to fascist collectivism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper