Marxism-Leninism

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

Definition of Marxism-Leninism

: a theory and practice of communism developed by Lenin from doctrines of Marx

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Marxist-Leninist \ ˈmärk-​sist-​ˈle-​nə-​nist How to pronounce Marxism-Leninism (audio) \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Marxism-Leninism

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Marxism-Leninism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marxism-Leninism. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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