One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Marxist theory: a form of socialism based on an empirical and historical analysis of the economic and political factors necessary for social change; especially. Marxism itself. Opposed to utopian socialism.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News. From scientific + socialism, originally after French socialisme scientifique.
scientific socialism/ˌsʌɪənˌtɪfɪk ˈsəʊʃəlɪz(ə)m//ˌsʌɪənˌtɪfɪk ˈsəʊʃ(ə)lɪz(ə)m/
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