[gahn-dee-iz-uh m, gan-]
- the principles associated with Mohandas Gandhi, especially his principles of noncooperation and passive resistance in gaining political and social reforms.
Also Gan·dhism [gahn-diz-uh m, gan-] /ˈgɑn dɪz əm, ˈgæn-/.
Origin of Gandhiism
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- the political principles of Mahatma Gandhi, esp civil disobedience and passive resistance as means of achieving reform