Definition of communis
1. communism [ n ] a form of socialism that abolishes private ownershipUsed in print:
(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
And there is no section of the nation more ardent than the South in the cold_war against Communism .
(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)
To that question the answer is simple ; it can be made in two words , Utopian communism .
Surely there is nothing new about communism .
But although the idea of communism is very old even in More 's day and did not spring full-clad from his imagination in 1515 , it is not communism as_such that we are concerned with .
But although the idea of communism is very old even in More 's day and did not spring full-clad from his imagination in 1515 , it is not communism as_such that we are concerned with .Synonyms communism Related Terms socialism Castroism bolshevism Maoism communize
2. communism [ n ] a political theory favoring collectivism in a classless societyUsed in print:
The Lenin tomb is obviously adequate for double occupancy , Moscow is a crowded city , and the creed of communism deplores waste .
(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
So it is too with many other spirits which we all know : the spirit of Nazism or Communism , school spirit , the spirit of a street_corner gang or a football_team , the spirit of Rotary or the Ku_Klux_Klan .
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
This is demonstrated especially when there is awareness of radically different value_orientation elsewhere ; for_example Americans rally to Christian values vis-a-vis those of atheistic communism .Synonyms communism Related Terms political_orientation Castroism trotskyism leninism Maoism marxism communize
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