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left·ism

also Left·ism  (lĕf′tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The ideology of the political left.
2. Belief in or support of the tenets of the political left.

left′ist adj. & n.

leftism

a radical or liberal position or doctrine, especially in politics. — leftist, n., adj.
See also: Politics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leftism - the ideology of the political left; belief in or support of the tenets of the political left
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations

leftism

[ˈleftɪzəm] Nizquierdismo m

leftism

[ˈlɛftɪzəm] ngauchisme m
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