Fourierism

[ foor-ee-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˈfʊər i əˌrɪz əm /

noun

the social system proposed by François Marie Charles Fourier, under which society was to be organized into phalanxes or associations, each large enough for all industrial and social requirements.

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Origin of Fourierism

From the French word fouriérisme, dating back to 1835–45. See Fourier, -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Fourierism

Fou·ri·er·ist, Fou·ri·er·ite [foor-ee-uh-rahyt], /ˈfʊər i əˌraɪt/, nounFou·ri·er·is·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Fourierism

Fourierism
/ (ˈfʊərɪəˌrɪzəm) /

noun

the system of Charles Fourier under which society was to be organized into self-sufficient cooperatives

Derived forms of Fourierism

Fourierist or Fourierite (ˈfʊərɪəˌraɪt), noun, adjectiveFourieristic, adjective
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