the doctrine that all social, cultural, political, and intellectual forms are determined by or result from such economic factors as the quality of natural resources, productive capability, technological development, or the distribution of wealth.
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Related formseconomic determinist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for economic determinism
a doctrine that states that all cultural, social, political, and intellectual activities are a product of the economic organization of society
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