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"left-wing" in British English

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left-wingadjective

uk   us   /ˌleftˈwɪŋ/
C1 supporting the ​politicalleft; ​relating to the ​belief that wealth and ​power should be ​shared between all ​parts of ​society: Her ​views are ​fairly left-wing.
(Definition of left-wing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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left-wingadjective

 /ˈleftˈwɪŋ/
involved with or ​supportingpoliticalideas on the ​left
(Definition of left-wing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “left-wing”
in Arabic يَساري…
in Korean 좌익의…
in Portuguese esquerdista…
in Catalan d’esquerres…
in Japanese 左翼の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 左翼的,左派的,左倾的…
in Turkish sol kanat…
in Russian левый (в политике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 左翼的,左派的,左傾的…
in Italian di sinistra…
in Polish lewicowy…
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