(Alternate spelling: collectivisation).
The organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism; SYN. collectivisation.
Policy pursued by the Soviet leader Stalin in the USSR after 1928 to reorganize agriculture by taking land into state ownership or creating collective farms. Much of this was achieved during the first two five-year plans but only with much coercion and loss of life among the peasantry.
Udruživanje siromašnih i srednjih domaćinstava u velika zadružna domaćinstva socijalističkog tipa. (lat.)