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associate +‎ -ism


associatism (uncountable)

  1. A self-regulatory movement in the 1920s in which community members assumed a duty of mutual obligation to support each other.
  2. (religion) The worship or belief in various entities associated with the divine.
    • 2012, Khaled Hroub, Political Islam: Context Versus Ideology, →ISBN:
      Associatism can take the form of venerating trees or the tombs of saints, seeking holy men or soothsayers as intermediaries with God, or putting one's faith in astrology.