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Definition of czarism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

czarism

 noun
(also tsarism, tzarism) noun
NAmE//ˈzɑrɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//ˈtsɑrɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the Russian system of government by a czar, which existed before 1917
czarist (also tsarist, tzarist)
 
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NAmE//ˈzɑrɪst//
 
, NAmE//ˈtsɑrɪst//
 
noun, adjective
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