Definition of Great Leap Forward in English:

Great Leap Forward

Syllabification: Great Leap For·ward
  • An unsuccessful attempt made under Mao Zedong in China 1958–60 to hasten the process of industrialization and improve agricultural production by reorganizing the population into large rural collectives and adopting labor-intensive industrial methods.

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