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ism in Policies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishismis‧m /ˈɪzəm/ noun [countable] informal  PPPBELIEVEused to describe a set of ideas or beliefs whose name ends in ‘ism’, especially when you think that they are not sensible or practical
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ismYou know where you are with an ism.Of course one can not reject Darw $ ism just because it has unpleasant social consequences.No ism held him in its grip.The organ ism is the cause and effect of itself, its own intrinsic order and organization.History is full of such isms, and we have hardly seen the last of them.