fractionalism

noun

frac·​tion·​al·​ism
-shənᵊlˌizəm,
-shənəˌli-
plural -s
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 28 May. 2024.

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