communitarian

adjective com·mu·ni·tar·i·an \ kə-ˌmyü-nə-ˈter-ē-ən \
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of communitarian

: of or relating to social organization in small cooperative partially collectivist communities

communitarian

noun

communitarianism

play \kə-ˌmyü-nə-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

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