Meaning of “the left wing” in the English Dictionary

"the left wing" in British English

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the left wingnoun [ S + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˌleft ˈwɪŋ/ us /ˌleft ˈwɪŋ/

the political left:

He's on the left wing of the party.


uk /ˌleftˈwɪŋ/ us /ˌleftˈwɪŋ/

C1 supporting the political left; relating to the belief that wealth and power should be shared between all parts of society:

Her views are fairly left-wing.

(Definition of “the left wing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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(Definition of “left-wing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)