bolshevism
bolshevism olshevism n. [see {Bolshevik}.] a form of communism based on the writings of Marx and Lenin.

Syn: collectivism, Marxism-Leninism, Leninism, Marxism, Sovietism, sovietism. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Bolshevism — [[t]bɒ̱lʃɪvɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Bolshevism is the political system and ideas that Lenin and his supporters introduced in Russia after the Russian Revolution of 1917 …   English dictionary

  • Bolshevism —    The term is synonymous with Soviet communism and refers to the dictatorship established by Lenin in Russia in October 1917. The Nazis claimed that the Bolshevik Revolution was both fomented and led by the Jews who were determined to spread… …   Historical dictionary of the Holocaust

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  • bolshevism — noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1917 1. the doctrine or program of the Bolsheviks advocating violent overthrow of capitalism 2. Russian communism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bolshevism — noun a) The strategy used by the Bolsheviks in attempting to gain power in Russia b) Marxism Leninism …   Wiktionary

  • bolshevism — Bol·she·vism || bÉ’lʃəvɪzm n. doctrines of the Bolsheviks (ultraradical socialism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • “Bolshevism“ —    Essay (500 words); probably written in the summer of 1919. First published in the Conservative(July 1919); rpt. MW. A warning not to listen to “long haired anarchists” who preach social upheaval and a condemnation of the “almost sub human… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • bolshevism — bol·she·vism …   English syllables

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