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syndicalism

noun syn·di·cal·ism \ˈsin-di-kə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of SYNDICALISM

1
:  a revolutionary doctrine by which workers seize control of the economy and the government by direct means (as a general strike)
2
:  a system of economic organization in which industries are owned and managed by the workers
3
:  a theory of government based on functional rather than territorial representation
syn·di·cal·ist \-list\ adjective or noun

Origin of SYNDICALISM

French syndicalisme, from chambre syndicale trade union
First Known Use: 1907

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