Trots·​ky·​ism | \ ˈträt-skē-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce Trotskyism (audio) , ˈtrȯt- \

Definition of Trotskyism

: the political, economic, and social principles advocated by Trotsky especially : the theory and practice of communism developed by or associated with Trotsky and usually including adherence to the concept of worldwide revolution as opposed to socialism in one country

Other Words from Trotskyism

Trotskyist \ ˈträt-​skē-​ist How to pronounce Trotskyist (audio) , ˈtrȯt-​ \ noun or adjective
Trotskyite \ ˈträt-​skē-​ˌīt How to pronounce Trotskyite (audio) , ˈtrȯt-​ \ noun or adjective

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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

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