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privatism

[prahy-vuh-tiz-uh m] /ˈpraɪ vəˌtɪz əm/
noun
1.
concern with or pursuit of one's personal or family interests, welfare, or ideals to the exclusion of broader social issues or relationships.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; private + -ism
Related forms
privatist, noun, adjective
privatistic, adjective
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