Definition of fascism in English:

fascism

Syllabification: fas·cism
Pronunciation: /ˈfaSHˌizəm
 
/
(also Fascism)

noun

The term Fascism was first used of the totalitarian right-wing nationalist regime of Mussolini in Italy (1922–43), and the regimes of the Nazis in Germany and Franco in Spain were also fascist. Fascism tends to include a belief in the supremacy of one national or ethnic group, a contempt for democracy, an insistence on obedience to a powerful leader, and a strong demagogic approach

Origin

from Italian fascismo, from fascio 'bundle, political group', from Latin fascis (see fasces).

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