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communist

com·mun·ist

communist

pronunciation:
kam y nihst
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who advocates communism.
definition 2: (cap.) one who belongs to the Communist party.
 
definition 3: as a derogatory label, esp. in capitalist countries, one who practices or believes in socialist or left-wing ideas.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the principles of communism.
derivation: communistic (adj.)
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The word communist contains the following part:
-ist Greek noun-forming suffix that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism.