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left wing

also Left Wing
n.
1. The liberal or radical faction of a group.
2. See left1.

left′-wing′ adj.
left′-wing′er n.

left-wing

Supporting or belonging to the most liberal and egalitarian element of a political party or other group.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.left-wing - believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
left - of or belonging to the political or intellectual left

left-wing

adjective socialist, communist, red (informal), radical, leftist, liberal, revolutionary, militant, Marxist, Bolshevik, Leninist, collectivist, Trotskyite They said they would not be voting for him because he was too left-wing.
Translations

left-wing

[ˈleftˌwɪŋ] ADJ (Pol) → de izquierda, izquierdista, de izquierdas (Sp)

left-wing

[ˌlɛftˈwɪŋ] adj (Pol) → di sinistra

left2

(left) adjective
on, for, or belonging to, the side of the body that in most people has the less skilful hand (the side of a person or thing which is toward the west when that person or thing is facing north-opposite to right). She wore an engagement ring on her left hand; They drive on the left side of the road in Britain.
adverb
to or towards this side. He turned left at the end of the road.
noun
1. the left side, part etc. He sat on her left; She turned to her left; Take the first road on the left; Keep to the left!
2. within a political party, Parliament etc, the most radical or socialist group.
ˈleft-hand adjective
1. at the left; to the left of something else. the bottom left-hand drawer of the desk.
2. towards the left. a left-hand bend in the road.
left-ˈhanded adjective
having the left hand more skilful than the right.
left-ˈhandedness noun
left-ˈwing adjective
(having opinions which are) radical, socialist or communist.
left wing
the left of a political party.

left-wing

يَسَارِيٌّ levicový venstrefløjs- linksgerichtet αριστερός de izquierdas vasemmistolainen de gauche ljevičarski di sinistra 左派の 좌익의 links venstreorientert lewicowy esquerdista левый vänstervriden พรรคการเมืองฝ่ายซ้าย sol thuộc cánh tả 左派的
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