[tee-toh-iz-uh m]
  1. a form of communism associated with Tito, characterized by the assertion by a satellite state of its national interests in opposition to Soviet rule.

Origin of Titoism

Related formsTi·to·ist, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for titoism


  1. the variant of Communism practised by Tito in the former Yugoslavia, characterized by independence from the Soviet bloc and neutrality in East-West controversies, a considerable amount of decentralization, and a large degree of worker control of industries
  2. any variant of Communism resembling Titoism
Derived FormsTitoist, noun, adjective
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