polycentrism

noun
poly·​cen·​trism | \ ˌpä-lē-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm How to pronounce polycentrism (audio) \

Definition of polycentrism

: the existence of many centers of Communist ideological thought especially : the existence of a number of autonomous national Communist movements

First Known Use of polycentrism

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Polycentrism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polycentrism?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=polyce02. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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