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communist

noun com·mu·nist \-nist\

: a person who believes in communism or is a member of a political party that supports communism

Full Definition of COMMUNIST

1
:  an adherent or advocate of communism
2
capitalized :  communard
3
a capitalized :  a member of a Communist party or movement
b often capitalized :  an adherent or advocate of a Communist government, party, or movement
4
often capitalized :  one held to engage in left-wing, subversive, or revolutionary activities
communist adjective often capitalized
com·mu·nis·tic \ˌkäm-yə-ˈnis-tik, -yü-\ adjective often capitalized
com·mu·nis·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of COMMUNIST

  1. <communists were plotting an overthrow of the government>

First Known Use of COMMUNIST

1840

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism
COMMUNIST Defined for Kids

communist

noun com·mu·nist \ˈkä-myə-nəst\

Definition of COMMUNIST for Kids

:  a person who supports communism

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