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egalitarianism

egalitarianism

noun egal·i·tar·i·an·ism \-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of EGALITARIANISM

1
:  a belief in human equality especially with respect to social, political, and economic affairs
2
:  a social philosophy advocating the removal of inequalities among people

First Known Use of EGALITARIANISM

1905

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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