Marx·​ism | \ ˈmärk-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce Marxism (audio) \

Definition of Marxism

: the political, economic, and social principles and policies advocated by Marx especially : a theory and practice of socialism (see socialism sense 3) including the labor theory of value, dialectical materialism, the class struggle, and dictatorship of the proletariat until the establishment of a classless society

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Marxist \ ˈmärk-​sist How to pronounce Marxist (audio) \ noun or adjective

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Marxism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Marxism

: the political, economic, and social theories of Karl Marx including the belief that the struggle between social classes is a major force in history and that there should eventually be a society in which there are no classes

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