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communist

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noun com·mu·nist \-nist\

Simple Definition of communist

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

Full Definition of communist

  1. 1 :  an adherent or advocate of communism

  2. 2 capitalized :  communard

  3. 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. 4 often capitalized :  one held to engage in left-wing, subversive, or revolutionary activities

communist adjective often capitalized
com·mu·nis·tic play \ˌkäm-yə-ˈnis-tik, -yü-\ adjective often capitalized
com·mu·nis·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of communist

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



1840

First Known Use of communist

1840



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