General English


  • (written as Communism)
    An economic system in which capital is owned by government. Contrasts with capitalism.


  • noun a political theory developed by Karl Marx, which promotes the idea that all people should be considered equal and that all property should be owned by the state
  • noun a political system based on the ideas of Karl Marx and others
  • noun any movement which favours communism.


  • noun
    (written as Communism)
    a social system in which all property is owned and shared by society as a whole, with none belonging to individual citizens
  • noun
    (written as Communism)
    the political and economic system in countries governed by Communist parties