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 (ĕng′əlz, -əls), Friedrich 1820-1895.
German social theorist who collaborated with Karl Marx on The Communist Manifesto (1848) and numerous other works.
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(German ˈɛŋəls)
(Biography) Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1820–95, German socialist leader and political philosopher, in England from 1849. He collaborated with Marx on The Communist Manifesto (1848) and his own works include Condition of the Working Classes in England (1844) and The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (1884)
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(ˈɛŋ gəlz)

1. Friedrich, 1820–95, German socialist in England: systematized Marxism with Karl Marx.
2. a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga River opposite Saratov. 182,000.
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Noun1.Engels - socialist who wrote the Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx in 1848 (1820-1895)Engels - socialist who wrote the Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx in 1848 (1820-1895)
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