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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.
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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    
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Translations

Maoist

[ˈmaʊɪst]
A. ADJmaoísta
B. Nmaoísta mf
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Maoist

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Chidambaram expressed optimism that the security forces would be able to tackle the Maoist menace.
Summary: Bhadradri Kothagudem (Telangana) [India], Aug 1 (ANI): A Maoist was killed after an encounter broke out between the ultras and the security forces.
India's Maoist insurgents have suffered some setbacks recently, but remain a significant security problem, especially in the country's tribal heartland, according to the Indian website South Asia Intelligence Review (SATP).
IANS Hyderabad In a major setback to the banned Communist Party of India- Maoist, 10 guerrillas were killed in a gunfight with police in Telangana's Jayashankar Bhupalapally district early Friday.
Hyderabad: For the CPI Maoist, the dreaded and most powerful leftist outlawed organisation in India, active in more than a dozen states, Monday's encounter with security forces spelt the deadliest blow in its history.
However, he added, " Police have not been able to find out if anyone belonging to the CPI Maoist outfit was also killed or injured in the ambush." Senior officers including DGP Rajeev Kumar rushed to the spot along with adequate Security forces.
National Investigative Agency's (NIA) star catch Yasin Bhatkal has revealed to his interrogators that during his stay in Nepal, he got in touch with a top Indian Maoist leader called by only his alias as "Manjar".
Only certain vehicles, including ambulances and water delivery tankers, were allowed to pass the Maoist road blocks, according to media reports.
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 Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee of CPI (Maoist) had demanded the release of all "political prisoners" (around 70) in jails of Koraput and Malkangiri districts for Hikaka's release.
Summary: New Delhi, May 14, SPA -- Suspected Maoist rebels on Friday killed four workers of the ruling party in India&'s West Bengal state, claiming they had been working with the police, officials said, according to dpa.