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egalitarianism

[ih-gal-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m]
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noun
  1. belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, social, or economic life.
  2. active promotion of this belief.
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Origin of egalitarianism

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justice, freedom, equality, commonwealth, suffrage, emancipation, republic, equalitarianism, egalitarianism

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Word Origin and History for egalitarianism

n.

1932, from egalitarian + -ism.

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