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socialist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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socialistso‧cial‧ist1 /ˈsəʊʃəl-ɪst $ ˈsoʊ-/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 PPPbased on socialism or relating to a political party that supports socialism 🔊 socialist principles2 PPPPGa socialist country or government has a political system based on socialism
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socialistWhether a capitalist or socialist approach to development is adopted, it must be development with a human face.It would be quite wrong in thinking about the economics of socialist countries to focus exclusively on inefficiency.A wide variety of cultural trends would coexist, and a socialist culture and personality would develop.Increasingly, the socialists declared that they saw the republic as a Bourgeois stepping stone in a transition to a socialist regime.On the other is a toppled colossus painfully constructing a market economy out of the wreckage of a socialist one.His proposal that a new socialist party should rise from the ashes of the present one was hardly disputed.The Second International also insisted that the first socialist revolution in a major country would quickly find imitators elsewhere.It seemed a strange place for a red-bearded revolutionary socialist to live.
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socialistsocialist2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PPPsomeone who believes in socialism, or who is a member of a political party that supports socialism
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socialistHe lived in poverty and became a socialist.Even the devout socialists of Alcove 1 believed in the free market of abilities.Throughout the country the progressive spirit had elected more than five hundred socialists to various public offices in 1910 and 1911.The plans are opposed by most political parties, with the exception of the ruling socialists.Increasingly, the socialists declared that they saw the republic as a Bourgeois stepping stone in a transition to a socialist regime.
From Longman Business Dictionarysocialistso‧cial‧ist1 /ˈsəʊʃəl-əstˈsoʊ-/ adjectiveECONOMICS1based on socialism or connected with a political party that supports socialismsocialist principlesthe socialist manifesto2a socialist country or government has a political system based on socialismsocialistsocialist2 noun [countable]ECONOMICS someone who believes in socialismNot all socialists take a negative view of the market.
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