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Mao·ism

 (mou′ĭz′əm)
n.
The form of Marxism-Leninism developed in China chiefly by Mao Zedong.

Mao′ist adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maoist - an advocate of Maoism
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Adj.1.Maoist - of or relating to MaoismMaoist - of or relating to Maoism    
Translations

Maoist

[ˈmaʊɪst]
A. ADJmaoísta
B. Nmaoísta mf

Maoist

nMaoist(in) m(f)
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The Maoist movement had considerably weakened in the undivided Andhra Pradesh since 2005 when the police launched massive operations and eliminated several top leaders following the collapse of the ceasefire and first-ever talks between then state government and the Maoists.
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According to an IANS report, Special Operation Group and District Voluntary Force led by District Superintendent of Police Akhileswar Singh raided the Maoist camping site in the forest.
No over ground Maoist sympathizer can say that the Maoists will give up arms if the government makes policy decisions in line with the Maoists' demands.
The state's offer to free eight Maoists came hours after the government resumed talks with Maoist-named mediators B D Sharma and Dandapani Mohanty for freeing Paolo, who was kidnapped along with his compatriot Claudio Colangelo on March 14.
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KATHMANDU, May 9 -- Home Ministry has rebuffed the UPCN (Maoist) allegations that the employers of National Investigation Department who were on regular duty at Maitighar pelted stones at Maoist demonstrators.