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[stah-luh-nist] /ˈstɑ lə nɪst/
of or relating to Joseph Stalin or Stalinism.
an advocate or supporter of Stalin or Stalinism.
Origin of Stalinist
First recorded in 1925-30; Stalin + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But aside from this he made no changes in his Stalinist method of rule.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • It is eroding the unity of what was once a Stalinist empire.

  • Internally, the ruling elite, headed by Enver Hoxha, maintained a rigid regime of the Stalinist type.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • Agriculture was collectivised in the best Stalinist traditions, though far less swiftly (it was completed only in 1967).

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • At no time since the mid-1950s did cultural policy reach the degree of repression of the Stalinist period.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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