Meaning of revisionism

re•vi•sion•ism

Pronunciation: (ri-vizh'u-niz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. advocacy or approval of revision.
  2. any departure from Marxist doctrine, theory, or practice, esp. the tendency to favor reform above revolutionary change.
  3. a departure from any authoritative or generally accepted doctrine, theory, practice, etc.
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