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reductivism

[ ri-duhk-tuh-viz-uhm ]
/ rɪˈdʌk təˌvɪz əm /
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noun
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Origin of reductivism

First recorded in 1965–70; reductive + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM reductivism

re·duc·tiv·ist, noun
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