ideologeme

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ideology +‎ -eme

Noun[edit]

ideologeme (plural ideologemes)

  1. (sociology) A fundamental unit of ideology.
    • 1995, Mikhail Epstein, After the Future: The Paradoxes of Postmodernism and Contemporary Russian Culture:
      It is not sufficient, however, only to identify ideologemes as a special category of language units. We must also analyze and systematize relationships between ideologemes in order to discover a model that gives rise to varied ideological uses of language.

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