an international organization (1919–43), founded in Moscow, uniting Communist groups of various countries and advocating the attainment of their ends by violent revolution.
Also called Comintern, Communist International.
Compare (def 6).
another name for Comintern
noun 1. a pamphlet (1848) by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: first statement of the principles of modern communism. noun 1. a political pamphlet written by Marx and Engels in 1848: a fundamental statement of Marxist principles
noun 1. a political party advocating the principles of communism, especially as developed by Marx and Lenin. noun 1. (in non-Communist countries) a political party advocating Communism 2. (in Communist countries) the single official party of the state, composed of those who officially espouse Communism
[kom-yuh-nist] /ˈkɒm yə nɪst/ noun 1. (initial capital letter) a member of the Communist Party or movement. 2. an advocate of . 3. a person who is regarded as supporting politically leftist or subversive causes. 4. (usually initial capital letter) a Communard. adjective 5. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the Communist Party or […]
[kuh-myoo-ni-tee] /kəˈmyu nɪ ti/ noun, plural communities. 1. a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage. 2. a locality inhabited by such a group. 3. a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived […]