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National Socialism

noun
1.
the principles and practices of the Nazi party in Germany.
Related forms
National Socialist, noun
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  • National Socialism means paternalism, which, exercised by all the people, is the most hopeless kind of tyranny.

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  • The real nature of National Socialism, however, cannot be understood from the standpoint of the "pluralistic-party state."

  • National Socialism means governmentalism, which is tyranny over the individual.

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British Dictionary definitions for National Socialism

National Socialism

noun
1.
(German history) the doctrines and practices of the Nazis, involving the supremacy of Hitler as Führer, anti-Semitism, state control of the economy, and national expansion Also called Nazism, Naziism
Derived Forms
National Socialist, noun, adjective
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