Leninism

[ len-uh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˈlɛn əˌnɪz əm /

noun

the form of Communism as taught by Lenin, with emphasis on the dictatorship of the proletariat.

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Origin of Leninism

First recorded in 1915–20; Lenin + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for leninism

Leninism
/ (ˈlɛnɪˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the political and economic theories of Lenin
another name for Marxism-Leninism

Derived forms of Leninism

Leninist or Leninite, noun, adjective
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