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left·ism

also Left·ism  (lĕf′tĭz′əm)
n.
1. The ideology of the political left.
2. Belief in or support of the tenets of the political left.

left′ist adj. & n.
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leftism

a radical or liberal position or doctrine, especially in politics. — leftist, n., adj.
See also: Politics
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leftism - the ideology of the political left; belief in or support of the tenets of the political left
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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Translations

leftism

[ˈleftɪzəm] Nizquierdismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

leftism

[ˈlɛftɪzəm] ngauchisme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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