Leninism

noun
Le·​nin·​ism | \ ˈle-nə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Leninism (audio) \

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 How to pronounce Leninist (audio) \ noun or adjective
Leninite \ ˈle-​nə-​ˌnīt How to pronounce Leninite (audio) \ noun or adjective

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1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Leninism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leninism. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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