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Chartism

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noun Char·tism \ˈchär-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of Chartism

  1. :  the principles and practices of a body of 19th century English political reformers advocating better social and industrial conditions for the working classes

Char·tist play \ˈchär-tist\ noun or adjective


Origin of chartism

Medieval Latin charta charter, from Latin, document


First Known Use: 1839


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