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[mahrks; German mahrks] /mɑrks; German mɑrks/
Karl (Heinrich)
[kahrl hahyn-rik;; German kahrl hahyn-rikh] /kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪk;; German kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA),
1818–83, German economist, philosopher, and socialist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Marx sought, in short, to introduce the large system of production into the art of conspiracy.

  • From Adam Smith to Marx, all have proceeded along these lines.

    The Conquest of Bread Peter Kropotkin
  • It all resolved itself into a question of domination between Bakounin and Marx.

  • Didn't your boy Marx, or was it Engels, write a small book on the subject?

    Summit Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • In this way Marx attains to the qualitative notion of the income of capital, or explains whereof that income effectively consists.

    Karl Marx Achille Loria
British Dictionary definitions for Marx


Karl (karl). 1818–83, German founder of modern communism, in England from 1849. With Engels, he wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848). He developed his theories of the class struggle and the economics of capitalism in Das Kapital (1867; 1885; 1895). He was one of the founders of the International Workingmen's Association (First International) (1864)
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