from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a corporative state or system.

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  • adj. The principles, doctrine, or system of corporative organization of a political unit, as a city or state.
  • n. A proponent of corporatism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to corporatism
  • n. a supporter of corporatism


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  • What started the spat was when you replied that I and my 'fellow-travelers' would rather explain away success and blame the victims than admit that some of the 'corporatist' schools actually work.

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