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communism

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkɒmjʊnɪzəm/ ( also Communism) POLITICS, ECONOMICS
a political theory that believes that the state should control the methods of production, there should be no separate social classes and everyone should be treated equally: the ideology of communism →  Compare capitalism
a political and economic system that is officially based on this theory: The book deals with the realities of life under Communism in the former Soviet Union.
Translations of “communism”
in Spanish comunismo…
in Korean 공산주의…
in Arabic شُيوعِيّة…
in Portuguese comunismo…
in French communisme…
in German der Kommunismus…
in Catalan comunisme…
in Japanese 共産主義…
in Italian comunismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共產主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共产主义…
(Definition of communism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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