noncommunist

adjective
non·​com·​mu·​nist | \ ˌnän-ˈkäm-yə-nist How to pronounce noncommunist (audio) , -yü- \
variants: or less commonly non-Communist

Definition of noncommunist

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: not of or relating to communism or a Communist party : not communist noncommunist countries a non-Communist government

noncommunist

noun
variants: or less commonly non-Communist
plural noncommunists also non-Communists

Definition of noncommunist (Entry 2 of 2)

: one who is not an adherent of communism or a member of a Communist party Leaders in Beijing now have democratic debates and votes within the party but still prohibit noncommunists from forming parties of their own.— Madeleine K. Albright

First Known Use of noncommunist

Adjective

1874, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncommunist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncommunist. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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noncommunist

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English Language Learners Definition of noncommunist

: not having or supporting communism as a political and economic system

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