Leninism

noun
Le·​nin·​ism | \ˈle-nə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of Leninism 

: the political, economic, and social principles and policies advocated by Lenin especially : the theory and practice of communism developed by or associated with Lenin

Other Words from Leninism

Leninist \ ˈle-​nə-​nist \ noun or adjective
Leninite \ ˈle-​nə-​ˌnīt \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Leninism

1917, in the meaning defined above

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