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socialistadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsoʊ·ʃə·lɪst/
having to do with socialism: Socialist ideas are not as radical as we once thought.

socialistnoun [C]

 /ˈsoʊ·ʃə·ləst/
a person who believes in or belongs to a party that supports socialism: He is a dedicated socialist.
(Definition of socialist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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socialistadjective

uk   us   /ˈsəʊʃəlɪst/ POLITICS, ECONOMICS
supporting or relating to socialism: To a man with his socialist beliefs, the idea of selling his hard-earned scientific knowledge is unthinkable. The last 20 years has seen the transformation of India's sleepy socialist economy into a dynamic engine of internationalization and growth. a socialist country/government/party socialist culture/ideology/politics

socialistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsəʊʃəlɪst/
someone who supports socialism: He is a committed socialist. the election of a socialist as Chile's new president
(Definition of socialist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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