Islamism

[ is-lah-miz-uh m, iz-, is-luh-miz-, iz- ]
/ ɪsˈlɑ mɪz əm, ɪz-, ˈɪs ləˌmɪz-, ˈɪz- /

noun

the religion or culture of Islam.

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Origin of Islamism

First recorded in 1740–50; Islam + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for islamism

Islamism
/ (ˈɪzləmɪzm) /

noun

support of or advocacy for Islamic fundamentalism
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