Definition of Castroism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkastrəˌwizəm/

Entry from US English dictionary


The political principles or actions of Fidel Castro or his adherents or imitators.
Example sentences
  • And at all times let's educate ourselves and others to understand that Castroism is capable of both.
  • It is therefore not simply Castroism but also post-Castroism that currently court disaster.
  • These sanctions will not bring an end to Castroism, but will merely cause more antagonism.



noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Disinformation rules and ill will inspires these crusaders for the Castroist revolution.
  • Like all Leninists, Castroists believe that the bourgeois capitalist state must be overthrown in order to create a socialist alternative.
  • I arrived in Havana on January 8th, 1959, on a plane that the revolutionary Castroist leadership had sent to repatriate the exiled Cubans who lived in Argentina.


Pronunciation: /-ˌīt/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Cuban nationalists - Castroite and anti-Castroite - draw on Martí's work and claim his legacy.
  • According to Bravo, the Castroites stopped aiding the Latin American revolution the moment they decided to concentrate on their own economic problems and to rally to the Soviet Union.
  • Former Castroites tell of the luxury goods and privileges available to the country's high-ups, while the masses are fed nine-hour speeches.

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Syllabification: Cas·tro·ism

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