Definition of Nazi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnɑːtsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːtsi//
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  1. 1 a member of the National Socialist party which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945
  2. 2(disapproving) a person who uses their power in a cruel way; a person with extreme and unreasonable views about race
  3. Word OriginGerman, abbreviation representing the pronunciation of Nati- in Nationalsozialist ‘national socialist’, probably by analogy with Sozi, from Sozialist ‘socialist’.

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