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Marx·ism

 (märk′sĭz′əm)
n.
The political and economic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in which the concept of class struggle plays a central role in understanding society's allegedly inevitable development from bourgeois oppression under capitalism to a socialist and ultimately classless society.

Marxism

(ˈmɑːksɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the economic and political theory and practice originated by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that holds that actions and human institutions are economically determined, that the class struggle is the basic agency of historical change, and that capitalism will ultimately be superseded by communism

Marx•ism

(ˈmɑrk sɪz əm)

also Marx•i•an•ism

(-si əˌnɪz əm)

n.
the system of thought developed by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, esp. the doctrines that class struggle has been the main agency of historical change and that capitalism will inevitably be superseded by a socialist order and classless society.
[1895–1900]
Marx′ist, Marx′i•an, n., adj.

Marxism

1. the doctrines developed from the political, economie, and social theories of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, and their followers: dialectical materialism, a labor-based theory of wealth, an economie class struggle leading to revolution, the dictatorship of the proletariat, and the eventual development of a classless society.
2. the contributions to these doctrines in the interpretations of Lenin; Leninism. — Marxist, n., adj. — Marxian, adj.
See also: Communism

Marxism

The political theory of Karl Marx, including its analysis of society in terms of the class struggle and its belief in the replacement of capitalism by communism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Marxism - the economic and political theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that hold that human actions and institutions are economically determined and that class struggle is needed to create historical change and that capitalism will ultimately be superseded by communismMarxism - the economic and political theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that hold that human actions and institutions are economically determined and that class struggle is needed to create historical change and that capitalism will ultimately be superseded by communism
communism - a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
lumpenproletariat - (Marxism) the unorganized lower levels of the proletariat who are not interested in revolutionary advancement

Marxism

noun
Quotations
"When asked whether or not we are Marxists, our position is the same as that of a physician or a biologist who is asked if he is a `Newtonian', or if he is a `Pasteurian'" [`Che' Guevara `We Are Practical Revolutionaries']
Translations
marxismus
marxisme
marxilaisuusmarxismi
marksizam
マルクス主義
마르크스주의
marxismus
marxism
ลัทธิมาร์กซ์
chủ nghĩa Mác

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Marxism

مَارِكْسِيَةٌ marxismus marxisme Marxismus Μαρξισμός marxismo marxilaisuus marxisme marksizam marxismo マルクス主義 마르크스주의 marxisme marxisme marksizm marxismo марксизм marxism ลัทธิมาร์กซ์ Marksizm chủ nghĩa Mác 马克思主义
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