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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.

leftist

(ˈlɛftɪst)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, tending towards, or relating to the political left or its principles
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who supports or belongs to the political left
ˈleftism n

left•ist

(ˈlɛf tɪst)

n. (sometimes cap.)
1. a member of the political Left; liberal or radical.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or advocated by the political Left.
[1920–25]
left′ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leftist - a person who belongs to the political left
pinko, pink - a person with mildly leftist political views
socialist - a political advocate of socialism
Adj.1.leftist - believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
left - of or belonging to the political or intellectual left
Translations

leftist

[ˈleftɪst] ADJ & Nizquierdista mf

leftist

[ˈlɛftɪst]
adj [person, candidate, party] (moderately)de gauche; (extreme left)gauchiste; [policies, tendencies] (moderately)de gauche; (extreme left)gauchiste
n (moderately)personne f de gauche; (extremist)gauchiste m/fleft-justify [ˌlɛftˈdʒʌstɪfaɪ] vtjustifier à gaucheleft luggage left-luggage [ˌlɛftˈlʌgɪdʒ] n (British)
(= office) → consigne f
(= articles left) → bagages mpl laissés en consigneleft-luggage locker n(casier m à) consigne f automatiqueleft-luggage office nconsigne fleft out adj
to feel left out [person] → se sentir à l'écart
Not knowing the language I felt really left out → Comme je ne connaissais pas la langue, je me suis vraiment senti à l'écart.

leftist

adjlinke(r, s), linksgerichtet; his views are leftister ist linksgerichtet, er steht links
nLinke(r) mf

leftist

[ˈlɛftɪst] (Pol)
1. adjdi sinistra
2. nuno/a di sinistra
References in classic literature ?
= this paragraph refers to controversies, before the French "July Revolution" of 1830, between rightist ("cote droit" = right side) legitimists, who read the official "Moniteur" newspaper and supported the absolutist Bourbon monarchy of King Charles X, and leftist ("cote gauche" = left side) liberals, who read "Le Temps" and argued for reform or revolution; "nothing good could come of Nazareth" = from the Bible, John, I, 46: "Can any good thing come out of Nazareth"}
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This study of American literature and politics during the 1930s considers how American writers John Steinbeck, Richard Wright, and Ernest Hemingway responded to the rise of the Popular Front and other Leftist movements in the 1930s.
should give the country so much foreign aid given that the "Pro-Maduro Pro-Ortega and Pro-China leftist government is always against the U.S.
As long as the Leftist faction remained ascendant, the Party remained popular and strong manifesting its strength through the popular movement that dislodged the government of Field Marshal Ayub Khan and the victory in the 1970 general elections that brought it into power.
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