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noun (the left wing)
1the liberal, socialist, or radical section of a political party or system.
[with reference to the National Assembly in France (1789–91), where the nobles sat to the president's right and the commons to the left]
2the left side of a team on the field in soccer, rugby, and field hockey:his usual position on the left wing the left side of an army:the Allied left wing
liberal, socialist, or radical:left-wing activists