a political party advocating the principles of communism, especially as developed by Marx and Lenin.
Origin of Communist Party
First recorded in 1840–50
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(in non-Communist countries) a political party advocating Communism
(in Communist countries) the single official party of the state, composed of those who officially espouse Communism
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