[ len-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˈlɛn əˌnɪz əm /
the form of Communism as taught by Lenin, with emphasis on the dictatorship of the proletariat.
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Examples from the Web for leninism
It came to be used interchangeably with Leninism, as a synonym.Bolshevism|John Spargo
It seems to me something like Marxism, Leninism, also in the English language.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for leninism
/ (ˈlɛnɪˌnɪzəm) /
the political and economic theories of Lenin
another name for Marxism-Leninism
Derived FormsLeninist or Leninite, noun, adjective
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