Dictionary.com

Comintern

or Kom·in·tern

[ kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪnˌtɜrn, ˌkɒm ɪnˈtɜrn /
Save This Word!

noun
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of Comintern

<Russian Komintérn, for Kommunistícheskiĭ Internatsionál Communist International
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Comintern in a sentence

  • But selling to the New Yorker is the latest orders from the Comintern.

    Class of '29|Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  • The American Ambassador's daughter here told him that you are an agent of the Comintern.

    The Five Arrows|Allan Chase

British Dictionary definitions for Comintern

Comintern

Komintern

/ (ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn) /

noun
short for Communist International : an international Communist organization founded by Lenin in Moscow in 1919 and dissolved in 1943; it degenerated under Stalin into an instrument of Soviet politicsAlso called: Third International
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK