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Definition of "collectivism" [col•lect•iv•ism]

  • The principles or system of ownership and control of the means of production and distribution by the people collectively, usually under the supervision of a government. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "collectivism" in a sentence
  • "And yes, all liberals are the same, hence the term collectivism as conservatives are not all the same, hence the term individualism ""
  • "Though your argument that collectivism is based on the herd mentality is not completely supported by nature."
  • "Heritage, which recently compared green economic reform to Nazi-Soviet collectivism, is continuing its slide into irrelevance."