Engels

[eng-guh lz; for 1 also German eng-uh ls; for 2 also Russian en-gyils]
noun
  1. Frie·drich [free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪx/, 1820–95, German socialist in England: collaborated with Karl Marx in systematizing Marxism.
  2. a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga River, opposite Saratov.
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  • We may, in view of the after career of Engels as the politician of the movement, surmise so much.

    Socialism

    John Spargo

  • The attainments of Engels have been somewhat overshadowed by those of his friend.

    Socialism

    John Spargo

  • Engels has lifted the veil thus far, but the rest is hidden.

    Socialism

    John Spargo

  • Doubtless both Marx and Engels lapsed occasionally into Utopianism.

    Socialism

    John Spargo

  • He and Engels were returning there at once, and would like to have me go with them.

    The Marx He Knew

    John Spargo


British Dictionary definitions for engels

Engels

noun
  1. Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1820–95, German socialist leader and political philosopher, in England from 1849. He collaborated with Marx on The Communist Manifesto (1848) and his own works include Condition of the Working Classes in England (1844) and The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (1884)
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