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Fabianism

[ fey-bee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈfeɪ bi əˌnɪz əm /
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noun

the theories of economic and social reform advocated by the Fabian Society.

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Origin of Fabianism

First recorded in 1885–90; Fabian1 + -ism
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Example sentences from the Web for Fabianism

  • Fabianism began to achieve a reputation for getting things done--for taking part in "practical affairs."

    A Preface to Politics|Walter Lippmann
  • After all it is but a form of Socialism, and a first principle of Fabianism has always been free thought.

  • The summer of 1905 was about the low-water mark of provincial Fabianism.

  • The second is the shyer of the two perhaps, in spite of his ardent Fabianism and his bitter independence of revealed religion.

British Dictionary definitions for Fabianism

Fabianism
/ (ˈfeɪbɪəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the beliefs, principles, or practices of the Fabian Society

Derived forms of Fabianism

Fabianist, noun, adjective
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