Le·​nin·​ism ˈle-nə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Leninism (audio)
: the political, economic, and social principles and policies advocated by Lenin
especially : the theory and practice of communism developed by or associated with Lenin
Leninist noun or adjective
Leninite noun or adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Leninism was in 1917

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“Leninism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leninism. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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