Nazism[nätˈsĭzˌəm, nătˈ-] also Na·zi·ism [-sē-ĭzˌəm]
Nazism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The ideology and practice of the Nazis, especially the policy of racist nationalism, national expansion, and state control of the economy.
Nazism - Cultural Definition
The beliefs of the Nazis.
Variant of Nazi
designating, of, or characteristic of the German fascist political party (National Socialist German Workers' Party), founded in 1919 and abolished in 1945: under Hitler it seized control of Germany in 1933, systematically eliminated opposition, and initiated a program of nationalism, rearmament, political aggression, and racism, esp. anti-Semitism
Origin: German ; from Nati(onalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei), party name
- a member of this party
- a supporter of this or any similar party; fascist
- someone who thinks or acts like a Nazi