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Trotsky +‎ -ite

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Trotskyite (plural Trotskyites)

  1. An advocate of the communist doctrines of Leon Trotsky.
    • 1939, H. G. Wells, The Fate of Man, Section 21,[1]
      A great number of disillusioned young men in the Western world are saying now that it is Stalin who is to blame and proclaiming themselves Trotskyites.

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Trotskyite

  1. Of, relating to, supporting, or advocating the doctrines of Leon Trotsky.
    • 1988, Edmund White, The Beautiful Room is Empty, New York: Vintage International, 1994, Chapter One,
      [] [her] father had fought in the Lincoln Brigade but now provided janitorial supplies to factories by day and attended Trotskyite meetings by night []

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