Marxism

noun Marx·ism \ ˈmärk-ˌsi-zəm \

Definition of Marxism

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

Marxist

play \-sist\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of marxism

1883


MARXISM Defined for English Language Learners

Marxism

noun

Definition of Marxism for English Language Learners

  • : 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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