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noun

a form of materialism, developed chiefly by Karl Marx, noted especially for the application of the Hegelian dialectic in its philosophy of history.

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Origin of dialectical materialism

First recorded in 1925–30

OTHER WORDS FROM dialectical materialism

dialectical materialist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dialectical materialism

dialectical materialism

noun

the economic, political, and philosophical system of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that combines traditional materialism and Hegelian dialectic

Derived forms of dialectical materialism

dialectical materialist, noun
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