Marx·​ism-Le·​nin·​ism ˈmärk-ˌsi-zəm-ˈle-nə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Marxism-Leninism (audio)
: a theory and practice of communism developed by Lenin from doctrines of Marx
Marxist-Leninist noun or adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Marxism-Leninism was in 1929

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“Marxism-Leninism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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