a political party advocating the principles of communism, especially as developed by Marx and Lenin.
(in non-Communist countries) a political party advocating Communism
(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 […]
[kuh-myoo-ni-tair-ee-uh n] /kəˌmyu nɪˈtɛər i ən/ noun 1. a member of a communistic . 2. an advocate of such a . /kəˌmjuːnɪˈtɛərɪən/ noun 1. a member of a communist community 2. an advocate of communalism n. 1841, “member of a commune,” from community + ending from utilitarian, etc. The adjective is attested from 1909.
[kuh-myoo-ni-tahs] /kəˈmyu nɪˌtɑs/ noun, Anthropology. 1. the sense of sharing and intimacy that develops among persons who experience liminality as a group.