[eng-guh lz; for 1 also German eng-uh ls; for 2 also Russian en-gyils]
- Frie·drich [free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪx/, 1820–95, German socialist in England: collaborated with Karl Marx in systematizing Marxism.
- a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, on the Volga River, opposite Saratov.
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Examples from the Web for engels
That Brayden will not get to grow up with his big sister is perhaps what hurts the Engels the most, Merton said.Family of Olivia Engel, Lost in Newtown, Remembers Their Daughter
December 17, 2012
The spirit of populism is unlike the specter of communism famously invoked by Marx and Engels.A Short History of American Rage
March 17, 2009
We may, in view of the after career of Engels as the politician of the movement, surmise so much.
The attainments of Engels have been somewhat overshadowed by those of his friend.
Engels has lifted the veil thus far, but the rest is hidden.
Doubtless both Marx and Engels lapsed occasionally into Utopianism.
He and Engels were returning there at once, and would like to have me go with them.The Marx He Knew
- 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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