guild socialism
noun Date: 1912 an early 20th century English socialistic theory advocating state ownership of industry with control and management by guilds of workers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • guild socialism — noun a form of socialist theory advocating state ownership of industry but managements by guilds of workers • Hypernyms: ↑socialism * * * noun : a socialistic theory advocating state ownership of all industries with monopolistic control and… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • guild socialism — /gɪld ˈsoʊʃəlɪzəm/ (say gild sohshuhlizuhm) noun British a form of socialism by which workers guilds manage and control government owned industry …   Australian English dictionary

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