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Line breaks: Marx|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːksɪz(ə)m

Definition of Marxism in English:


[mass noun]
The political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, later developed by their followers to form the basis of communism.
Example sentences
  • In reality, he lost any connection to Bolshevism and Marxism many decades before he died.
  • It is based, of course, on a complete rejection of Marxism and genuine socialism.
  • That strategy was essential for the growth of socialism and Marxism in Scotland.



noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • The initiators were mostly men of the left: revolutionary syndicalists and former Marxists.
  • Many of them will take some ideas from works by Marx and by Marxists, but much more needs to be done.
  • The transnational capitalist class is not made up of capitalists in the traditional Marxist sense.

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