Marxist


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Marx·ist

 (märk′sĭst)
n.
1. One that believes in or follows the ideas of Marx and Engels.
2. A Marxian.

Marx′ist adj.

Marxist

(ˈmɑːksɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a follower of Marxism
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of an economic or political theory) analogous to or derived from the doctrines of Karl Marx
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to Marx, Marxism, or Marxists and their theories
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Marxist - an advocate of Marxism
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
2.Marxist - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionariesMarxist - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
Adj.1.Marxist - following the ideas of Marx and EngelsMarxist - following the ideas of Marx and Engels
Translations

Marxist

[ˈmɑːksɪst]
A. ADJmarxista
B. Nmarxista mf

Marxist

[ˈmɑːrksɪst]
adjmarxiste
nmarxiste mf

Marxist

adjmarxistisch
nMarxist(in) m(f)

Marxist

[ˈmɑːksɪst] adj & nmarxista (m/f)
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