Definition of reformism in US English:

reformism

noun

  • See reformist

    • ‘As is sadly typical of social democratic governance today, Jospin's government offered reformism without real reforms.’
    • ‘Our aim is not the revival of social democratic reformism, but rather the socialist reorganization of society.’
    • ‘Marx himself was reinterpreted by German social democracy and transformed into an advocate of reformism.’
    • ‘Centrism developed in the 1930s as a decisive obstacle preventing workers from breaking with reformism and Stalinism.’
    • ‘He presented this as a replacement for the policies of social reformism administered through the welfare state, which had been abandoned by the Labour Party.’

Pronunciation

reformism

/rəˈfɔrˌmɪzəm//rəˈfôrˌmizəm/