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Engels

[eng-guh lz; for 1 also German eng-uh ls; for 2 also Russian en-gyils] /ˈɛŋ gəlz; for 1 also German ˈɛŋ əls; for 2 also Russian ˈɛn gyɪls/
noun
1.
Friedrich
[free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA),
1820–95, German socialist in England: collaborated with Karl Marx in systematizing Marxism.
2.
a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga River, opposite Saratov.
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  • We may, in view of the after career of Engels as the politician of the movement, surmise so much.

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  • The attainments of Engels have been somewhat overshadowed by those of his friend.

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  • Engels has lifted the veil thus far, but the rest is hidden.

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  • Doubtless both Marx and Engels lapsed occasionally into Utopianism.

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  • He and Engels were returning there at once, and would like to have me go with them.

    The Marx He Knew John Spargo
  • It was left for Engels to put the second and third volumes in shape.

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  • A mighty good thing it was for the movement that there was an Engels to do it, I can tell you.

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  • What Engels said at the grave I couldn't tell; I didn't hear it at all, for my mind was far away.

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Engels

/German ˈɛŋəls/
noun
1.
Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1820–95, German socialist leader and political philosopher, in England from 1849. He collaborated with Marx on The Communist Manifesto (1848) and his own works include Condition of the Working Classes in England (1844) and The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (1884)
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