fractionalism

noun
frac·​tion·​al·​ism | \ -shənᵊlˌizəm, -shənəˌli- \
plural -s

Definition of fractionalism

1 : the state of consisting of separate usually nonhomogeneous or inharmonious units the fractionalism of a modern society striving toward unity
2 : the action of forming or encouraging the formation of a fraction within the Communist party

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“Fractionalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fractionalism. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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