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Dictionary Definition

constructivism n : an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A Russian movement in modern art characterized by the creation of nonrepresentational geometric objects using industrial materials.
  2. A philosophy that asserts the need to construct a mathematical object to prove it exists.
  3. A theory of learning.


movement in modern art
  • Croatian: konstruktivizam
  • French: constructivisme
  • German: Konstruktivismus
  • Italian: costruttivismo
  • Portuguese: Construtivismo
  • Spanish: constructivismo
philosophy in mathematics
  • Croatian: konstruktivizam
  • Swedish: konstruktivism

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Extensive Definition

Constructivism may refer to: Constructivism may also be:
constructivism in Arabic: بنائية
constructivism in Catalan: Constructivisme
constructivism in Danish: Konstruktivisme
constructivism in German: Konstruktivismus
constructivism in Estonian: Konstruktivism
constructivism in Modern Greek (1453-): Κονστρουκτιβισμός (αποσαφήνιση)
constructivism in Spanish: Constructivismo
constructivism in French: Constructivisme
constructivism in Galician: Construtivismo
constructivism in Korean: 구성론
constructivism in Italian: Costruttivismo
constructivism in Hebrew: קונסטרוקטיביזם
constructivism in Hungarian: Konstruktivizmus
constructivism in Dutch: Constructivisme
constructivism in Japanese: 構成主義
constructivism in Norwegian Nynorsk: Konstruktivisme
constructivism in Polish: Konstruktywizm
constructivism in Portuguese: Construtivismo
constructivism in Romanian: Constructivism
constructivism in Russian: Конструктивизм
constructivism in Finnish: Konstruktivismi
constructivism in Swedish: Konstruktivism
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