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Gandhiism

[gahn-dee-iz-uh m, gan-]
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noun
  1. the principles associated with Mohandas Gandhi, especially his principles of noncooperation and passive resistance in gaining political and social reforms.
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Also Gan·dhism [gahn-diz-uh m, gan-] /ˈgɑn dɪz əm, ˈgæn-/.
Compare Satyagraha.

Origin of Gandhiism

First recorded in 1920–25; Gandhi + -ism
Related formsGan·dhi·ist, Gan·dhist [gahn-dist, gan-] /ˈgɑn dɪst, ˈgæn-/, noun
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Gandhiism

Gandhism (ˈɡænˌdɪzəm)

noun
  1. the political principles of Mahatma Gandhi, esp civil disobedience and passive resistance as means of achieving reform
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