\sˈə͡ʊʃə͡lˌɪzəm], \sˈəʊʃəlˌɪzəm], \s_ˈəʊ_ʃ_əl_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
Definitions of SOCIALISM
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A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society, with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor. In popular usage, the term is often employed to indicate any lawless, revolutionary social scheme. See Communism, Fourierism, Saint-Simonianism, forms of socialism.
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A system of government in which means of production and distribution of goods are controlled by the state.
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The economic doctrine that the welfare of society depends on government control of economic activities, and that economic opportunity should be equal for all; the political movement based on this doctrine.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The name given to schemes for regenerating society by a more equal distribution of property and esp. by substituting the principle of association for that of competition.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
A system that at the public collective ownarship of land and capital, and public management of all industries.
By James Champlin Fernald
A system which, in opposition to the competitive system at present prevailing, seeks to re-organize society on the basis, in the main, of a certain secularism in religion, of community of interest, and of co-operation in labour for the common good.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
That system which has for its object the reconstruction of society on the basis of a community of property, and association instead of competition in every branch of human industry; communism.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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