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Stalinist

[stah-luh-nist]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Joseph Stalin or Stalinism.
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noun
  1. an advocate or supporter of Stalin or Stalinism.
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Origin of Stalinist

First recorded in 1925–30; Stalin + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • But aside from this he made no changes in his Stalinist method of rule.

  • It is eroding the unity of what was once a Stalinist empire.

  • Internally, the ruling elite, headed by Enver Hoxha, maintained a rigid regime of the Stalinist type.

  • Agriculture was collectivised in the best Stalinist traditions, though far less swiftly (it was completed only in 1967).

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin

  • At no time since the mid-1950s did cultural policy reach the degree of repression of the Stalinist period.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole