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nudism

[noo-diz-uh m, nyoo-] /ˈnu dɪz əm, ˈnyu-/
noun
1.
the practice of going nude, especially in places that allow sexually mixed groups, in the belief that such practice benefits health.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; nude + -ism
Related forms
nudist, noun, adjective
Can be confused
naturalist, naturist, nudist.
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nudism

/ˈnjuːdɪzəm/
noun
1.
the practice of nudity, esp for reasons of health, religion, etc
Derived Forms
nudist, noun, adjective
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