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holism (s) (noun), holisms (pl)
Primarily in philosophy, the theory that parts of a whole are interconnected to such a degree that they cannot exist independently from the whole or cannot be understood without some reference to the whole: "Holism is usually applied to mental conditions, languages, or ecological situations."
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