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Owenism

[ oh-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈoʊ əˌnɪz əm /
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noun
the socialistic philosophy of Robert Owen.
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Origin of Owenism

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; Owen + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Owenism

Ow·en·ist, Ow·en·ite, noun
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