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centrism (n.)

"policy of taking a middle position between extreme views," 1921, in communist and socialist writings, from centre + -ism (also see centrist).

updated on October 27, 2017

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Definitions of centrism from WordNet

centrism (n.)
a political philosophy of avoiding the extremes of left and right by taking a moderate position or course of action;
Synonyms: moderatism
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