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by philip964
Tue May 16, 2017 9:16 am
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Topic: Definition of fascist by Google vs Merriam Webster
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Definition of fascist by Google vs Merriam Webster

Google

"fas·cist
ˈfaSHəst/
noun
noun: fascist; plural noun: fascists

1.
an advocate or follower of the political philosophy or system of fascism.
"he went to Spain to fight against the fascists"
synonyms: authoritarian, totalitarian, autocrat, extreme right-winger, rightist; Nazi, blackshirt;
nationalist, xenophobe, racist, anti-Semite, jingoist;
neofascist, neo-Nazi
"he was branded a fascist""

Merriam Webster

"Definition of fascism

1
often capitalized : a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition

2
: a tendency toward or actual exercise of strong autocratic or dictatorial control
early instances of army fascism and brutality — J. W. Aldridge"

So now there are fake definitions? Or definitions that are rewriting history?

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