Definitions for fabianism

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Fa•bi•anˈfeɪ bi ən(adj.)

  1. seeking victory by delay and harassment rather than by a decisive battle, as in the manner of Fabius Maximus defeating Hannibal in the Second Punic War.

    Category: Government, Military

  2. of or pertaining to the Fabian Society.

    Category: Government, Name

  3. (n.)a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society.

    Category: Government

Origin of Fabian:

1590–1600; < L Fabiānus


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fabianism(noun)

    socialism to be established by gradual reforms within the law


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