The opposite of individualism. The belief or socio-economic policy which states that the interests of the collective outweigh the interests of the individual and that the individual exists solely to serve the collective. Under collectivism the individual is subordinate to the collective.
Utilitarianism, Communism, and to some extent all statist philosophies practice collectivism.
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Organizing something by people standing together to take down something that's bigger than them for a greater purpose
We need to collectivize against the police so they can stop harassing our hood.
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pronounced col·lec·tive·ate

root words: Collective & Migrate

collective - forming a whole; combined: the collective assets of a corporation and its subsidiaries.

migrate - to go from one country, region, or place to another.

collectivate = 1. formed by collection and migrating

2. a collective of things or person(s) that have gathered together.
–noun
The things in my room have collectivated together in the middle of the floor.

Anime loving people, in Japan, often collectivate in Harajuku Park on Sundays.
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two of the absolute worst things in life
collectivism and universalism are two of the absolute worst things in life
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and you can also take 'togetherness' 'tolerance' and 'sense of community' and shove it up your commie ass!
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civic minded people are sick minded people...
by freedom doesn't exist December 22, 2005
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two of the absolute worst things in life
collectivism and universalism are two of the absolute worst things in life
`
and you can also take 'togetherness' 'tolerance' and 'sense of community' and shove it up your commie ass!
`
civic minded people are sick minded people...
by freedom doesn't exist December 22, 2005
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