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communism

noun [U] (also Communism)     /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 → Compare capitalism, socialismPolitics communist (also Communist)     /-nɪst/ adjective, noun the Communist Party communist ideology Was she ever a Communist?Politics
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