See also: Communist

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Etymology edit

From French communiste, from commun (common, communal) + -iste (-ist).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒm.jʊ.nɪst/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑ.mjə.nɪst/, /ˈkɑ.mju.nɪst/
    • (file)
  • Hyphenation: com‧mu‧nist

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communist (comparative more communist, superlative most communist)

  1. Of, relating to, supporting, or advocating communism.

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Noun edit

communist (plural communists)

  1. An advocate of a society based on the common ownership of property; a proponent of communism.
  2. (nonstandard) Any revolutionary or subversive radical.

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Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From French communiste or German Kommunist, itself from French.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔ.myˈnɪst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: com‧mu‧nist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Noun edit

communist m (plural communisten, diminutive communistje n, feminine communiste)

  1. communist [from ca. 1840]

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  • Afrikaans: kommunis
  • Indonesian: komunis