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communismnoun [U]

(also Communism) uk   /ˈkɒm.jʊ.nɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈkɑː.mjə-/
the ​belief in a ​society without different ​socialclasses in which the ​methods of ​production are ​owned and ​controlled by all ​itsmembers 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?
(Definition of communism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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communismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkɑm·jəˌnɪz·əm/
politics & government an ​economicsystembased on ​publicownership of ​property and ​control of the ​methods of ​production, and in which no ​personprofits from the ​work of ​others
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communismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkɒmjʊnɪzəm/ (also Communism) POLITICS, ECONOMICS
a ​politicaltheory that believes that the ​state should ​control the ​methods of ​production, there should be no ​separatesocialclasses and everyone should be ​treated equally: the ​ideology of communism
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a ​political and ​economicsystem that is ​officiallybased on this ​theory: The ​bookdeals with the realities of ​life under Communism in the ​former Soviet Union.
(Definition of communism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “communism”
in Korean 공산주의…
in Arabic شُيوعِيّة…
in Malaysian fahaman komunis…
in French communisme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共產主義…
in Italian comunismo…
in Spanish comunismo…
in Vietnamese chủ nghĩa cộng sản…
in Portuguese comunismo…
in Thai ระบบคอมมิวนิสต์…
in German der Kommunismus…
in Catalan comunisme…
in Japanese 共産主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共产主义…
in Indonesian komunisme…
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