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Fabianism

[fey-bee-uh-niz-uh m] /ˈfeɪ bi əˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the theories of economic and social reform advocated by the Fabian Society.
Origin of Fabianism
1885-1890
1885-90; fabian + -ism
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  • Fabianism began to achieve a reputation for getting things done--for taking part in "practical affairs."

    A Preface to Politics Walter Lippmann
  • After all it is but a form of Socialism, and a first principle of Fabianism has always been free thought.

British Dictionary definitions for Fabianism

Fabianism

/ˈfeɪbɪəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
the beliefs, principles, or practices of the Fabian Society
Derived Forms
Fabianist, noun, adjective
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