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Fourierism

[foor-ee-uh-riz-uhm]
noun
the social system proposed by François Marie Charles Fourier, under which society was to be organized into phalanxes or associations, each large enough for all industrial and social requirements.

Origin:
1835–45; < French fouriérisme. See Fourier, -ism

Fourierist, Fourierite [foor-ee-uh-rahyt] , noun
Fourieristic, adjective
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Fourierism (ˈfʊərɪəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
the system of Charles Fourier under which society was to be organized into self-sufficient cooperatives
 
'Fourierist
 
n, —adj
 
Fourierite
 
n, —adj
 
Fourier'istic
 
adj

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Fourierism
1841, in ref. to ideas of Fr. socialist François-Marie-Charles Fourier (1772-1837), whose plan also was called phalansterianism.
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