Jocism

noun Jo·cism \ ˈjōˌsizəm \

Definition of Jocism

plural -s
: a Roman Catholic movement among young workers directed toward christianizing the ranks of labor and founded in Belgium during the period 1912–1924 by Canon Joseph Cardijn

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Origin and Etymology of jocism

French jocisme, from Jeunesse Ouvière Chrétienne (literally, Christian Working Youth), a Catholic youth organization + -isme -ism


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