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communism

noun [U] (also Communism) uk   /ˈkɒm.jʊ.nɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈkɑː.mjə-/
the belief in a society without different social classes in which the methods of production are owned and controlled by all its members and everyone works as much as they can and receives what they need
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communist
adjective, noun (also Communist) uk   us   /-nɪst/
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the Communist Party communist ideology Was she ever a Communist?
Translations of “communism”
in Arabic شُيوعِيّة…
in Korean 공산주의…
in Malaysian fahaman komunis…
in French communisme…
in Italian comunismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共產主義…
in Vietnamese chủ nghĩa cộng sản…
in Spanish comunismo…
in Portuguese comunismo…
in Thai ระบบคอมมิวนิสต์…
in German der Kommunismus…
in Catalan comunisme…
in Japanese 共産主義…
in Indonesian komunisme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共产主义…
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