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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.

Maoism

(ˈmaʊɪzəm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Marxism-Leninism as interpreted by Mao Tse-tung: distinguished by its theory of guerrilla warfare and its emphasis on the revolutionary potential of the peasantry
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) adherence to or reverence for Mao Tse-tung and his teachings
ˈMaoist n, adj

Mao•ism

(ˈmaʊ ɪz əm)

n.
the theories and policies of Mao Zedong, esp. his strategy for revolution.
[1950–55]
Mao′ist, n., adj.

Maoism

1. the political and social theories and policies of Mao Zedong (1893-1976), Chinese communist leader, especially with regard to revolution and agrarian reform.
2. adherence to or belief in Mao’s doctrines. — Maoist, n., adj.
See also: China, Communism

Maoism

Marxist ideology emphasizing the peasantry rather than the proletariat as the main force for revolutionary change, propounded by Mao Zedong (1893–1976).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Maoism - a form of communism developed in China by Mao ZedongMaoism - a form of communism developed in China by Mao Zedong
communism - a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
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Maoism

[ˈmaʊɪzəm] Nmaoísmo m
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