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permanent revolution

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Definition of permanent revolution in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The state or condition, envisaged by Leon Trotsky, of a country’s continuing revolutionary progress being dependent on a continuing process of revolution in other countries.
Example sentences
  • Eight decades later, the implications of the struggle between the theory of permanent revolution and socialism in one country are plain to see.
  • In considering the question of socialism in one country vs. permanent revolution we are dealing with theoretical foundations of the Trotskyist movement.
  • Slavery intensifies and thus deforms relationships of social inequality, whereas permanent revolution disfigures equality of social conditions.

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