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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Russian
Origin: bol'shevik, from bol'she 'larger'; because they formed the largest group in the Communist party

Bolshevik

noun
     
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Bol‧she‧vik [countable]
1PPG someone who supported the communist party at the time of the Russian Revolution in 1917
2PPG old-fashioned an insulting way of talking about a communist or someone who has strong left-wing opinions
bolshevik adjective

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