Ba·​bou·​vism | \ bəˈbüˌvizəm, bä- \
plural -s

Definition of Babouvism

: a social and political doctrine or movement advocating a program of egalitarianism and communism especially as formulated by Babeuf

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First Known Use of Babouvism

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Babouvism

French babouvisme, from François Émile Babeuf or Babœuf †1797 French revolutionary + French -isme -ism

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“Babouvism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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