Examples of socialist in a Sentence
a lifelong socialist who never lost faith in his cause
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On one side were the British citizens and military and government officials who believed the war should be fought, and on the other were the equally passionate citizens, including socialists and pacifists, who opposed it.
Will this revival last, and the ranks expand, until socialists can rival conservatives and liberals as a third force in American politics?
Even socialists and liberals who sympathized with the Communists to one extent or another had a vocabulary to distinguish themselves.
The socialists still found favor with too many constituents.
Eugene Debs, not Woodrow Wilson, was the socialist of the Progressive Era, and Debs had been sufficiently schooled in Marxist theory to realize that socialism required the abolition or private ownership of the means of production.
My festival coworkers said that Greek politicians calling themselves socialists discovered they could get elected by promising the people more and more things.
Sanders, the Vermont socialist who vigorously challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, is an interesting and compelling figure in American politics.
So when a Republican is president, the accusations are about Republicans, the wealthy, and big business; and when a Democrat is president, the accusations focus on Democrats, communists, and socialists.
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SOCIALIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of socialist for English Language Learners
: a person who believes in socialism
Socialist : a member of a political party that supports socialism
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