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The bureaucratic, authoritarian exercise of state power and mechanistic application of Marxist-Leninist principles associated with Stalin.
Sta′lin·ist adj. & n.
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|Verb||1.||stalinize - transform in accordance with Stalin's policies; "Russia was slowly stalinized after Lenin's death"|
transform, transmute, transubstantiate - change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"
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