1: the doctrine or program of the Bolsheviks advocating violent overthrow of capitalism
2: Russian communism
Examples of bolshevism in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFear of bolshevism blended with a long-standing hostility toward certain classes of immigrants.
Adam Hochschild, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2019
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