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Trot·sky·ism

 (trŏt′skē-ĭz′əm)
n.
The political and economic theories of Communism advocated by Leon Trotsky and his followers, usually including the principle of worldwide revolution.

Trot′sky·ist, Trot′sky·ite′ (-īt′) n.

Trotskyism

(ˈtrɒtskɪˌɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the theory of Communism developed by Trotsky, in which he called for immediate worldwide revolution by the proletariat
ˈTrotskyist, ˈTrotskyite n, adj

Trot•sky•ism

(ˈtrɒt skiˌɪz əm)

n.
the form of communism advocated by Trotsky, based on an immediate, worldwide revolution of the proletariat.
[1920–25]
Trot′sky•ite`, Trot′sky•ist, n., adj.

Trotskyism

the theories of Leon Trotsky on the social, political, and economic implications of communism, especially his opposition to Stalin in advocating international revolution. — Trotskyite, n., adj.
See also: Communism

Trotskyism

The form of communist theory associated with Leon Trotsky, particularly his call for worldwide revolution.
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Noun1.Trotskyism - the form of communism advocated by Leon TrotskyTrotskyism - the form of communism advocated by Leon Trotsky; calls for immediate worldwide revolution by the proletariat
communism - a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
Translations
trotskisme
trotskismetrotskysme
trockizam
trockizmus

Trotskyism

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