(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.
(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
(written as Communism)the political and economic system in countries governed by Communist parties