fascist

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1921, from Italian fascista, from fascio (bundle, bunch), in use metonymically for "group of men organized for political purposes" since 1895. Ultimately with reference to the fasces or bundles of axes and rods carried before the magistrates of ancient Rome in token of their power of life and death).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfæʃɪst/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

fascist (comparative more fascist, superlative most fascist)

  1. Of or relating to fascism.
  2. Supporting the principles of fascism.
  3. (informal) Unfairly oppressive or needlessly strict.
    I have a fascist boss.

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Noun[edit]

fascist (plural fascists)

  1. A member of a political party or other organization that advocates fascist principles.
  2. A proponent of fascism.

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References[edit]

  • fascist” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Early 1920s. Borrowed from Italian fascista.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɑ.sɪst/, /ˈfɑ.ʃɪst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fas‧cist

Noun[edit]

fascist m (plural fascisten, diminutive fascistje n, feminine fasciste)

  1. fascist [from 1920s]

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