Trotskyist


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Trot·sky·ism

 (trŏt′skē-ĭz′əm)
n.
The political and economic theories of Communism advocated by Leon Trotsky and his followers, usually including the principle of worldwide revolution.

Trot′sky·ist, Trot′sky·ite′ (-īt′) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Trotskyist - radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolutionTrotskyist - radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
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Translations

Trotskyist

[ˈtrɒtskɪɪst]
A. ADJtrotskista
B. Ntrotskista mf
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