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English definition of “left”

left

noun [U] (POLITICS)   /left/
political groups that believe governments should provide a higher level of social services and support laws to bring about greater economic and social equality leftist    /ˈlef·təst/ noun [C] The university is a stronghold for traditional leftists and protests are frequent there.
(Definition of left noun (POLITICS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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