Translation of "McCarthyism" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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McCarthyismnoun [ U ]

uk /məˈkɑː.θi.ɪ.zəm/ us /məˈkɑːr.θi.ɪ.zəm/

the practice of accusing someone of being a Communist and therefore avoiding or not trusting them

McCarthyism is named after the American politician Joseph McCarthy, who in the 1950s accused many Americans of being Communists. 麦卡锡主义以美国政客约瑟夫‧麦卡锡的名字命名,1950年,他指控众多美国公民为共产党。
She was a victim of McCarthyism. 她是麦卡锡主义的受害者。

(Translation of “McCarthyism” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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