caudillismo

noun
cau·​di·​llis·​mo | \ ˌkau̇-t͟hē-ˈyēz-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce caudillismo (audio) , -t͟hēl-ˈyēz- \

Definition of caudillismo

: the doctrine or practice of a caudillo

First Known Use of caudillismo

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caudillismo

borrowed from Spanish, from caudillo "leader, caudillo" + -ismo -ism

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“Caudillismo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caudillismo. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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