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deviationism

[dee-vee-ey-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌdi viˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
(in Communist ideology) departure from accepted party policies or practices.
2.
any deviation from official policy.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; deviation + -ism
Related forms
deviationist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deviationism

deviationism

/ˌdiːvɪˈeɪʃəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
ideological deviation (esp from orthodox Communism)
Derived Forms
deviationist, noun, adjective
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