socialist

See also: Socialist

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

social +‎ -ist

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK): IPA(key): /ˈsəʊʃəlɪst/
  • (US): IPA(key): /ˈsoʊ.ʃə.lɪst/, IPA(key): /ˈsoʊˌʃəlɪst/
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AdjectiveEdit

socialist (comparative more socialist, superlative most socialist)

  1. Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.
    • 1848, John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, Book II, Chapter 1:
      ...it must be remembered that in a Socialist farm or manufactory, each labourer would be under the eye not of one master, but of the whole community.
    • 1949, Albert Einstein, "Why Socialism?", Monthly Review, May 1949:
      I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.

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NounEdit

socialist (plural socialists)

  1. One who practices or advocates socialism.
    • 1848, John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, Book II, Chapter 1:
      A contest, who can do most for the common good, is not the kind of competition which Socialists repudiate.

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ReferencesEdit

  • socialist at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • socialist in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • socialist” in Stuart Berg Flexner, editor in chief, Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2nd rev. and updated edition, New York, N.Y.: Random House, 1993, →ISBN; reproduced on Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present, retrieved 15 July 2017.
  • "socialist" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 286.
  • socialist in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to social +‎ -ist. From French socialiste.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [soɕaˈlisd̥], [ɕoˈɕaˈlisd̥]

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socialist c (singular definite socialisten, plural indefinite socialister)

  1. socialist

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Borrowed from English socialist, from French socialiste.

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socialist m (plural socialisten, diminutive socialistje n)

  1. socialist [from ca. 1840]

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