an·​ar·​cho-syn·​di·​cal·​ism a-ˌnär-kō-ˈsin-di-kə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce anarcho-syndicalism (audio)
anarcho-syndicalist noun or adjective

Examples of anarcho-syndicalism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are many schools of anarchism, most only partly reconcilable with the others: anarcho-syndicalism, anarcho-communism, primitivism, cooperativism, and so on. Alan Jacobs, Harper's Magazine, 9 Nov. 2022 Libertarian communism—or some kind of anarcho-syndicalism / left-libertarianism / post-apocalyptic agrarian anarchism might be just the thing for the end of the world. Erik Kain, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2023

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Word History


anarchy + -o- + syndicalism, probably after French anarcho-syndicalisme.

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anarcho-syndicalism was in 1918

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“Anarcho-syndicalism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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