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A calque of the
word German (from Marx and Engels's Kommunismus ), in turn a calque of the Manifesto of the German Communist Party word French , which was formed from communisme ( commun “ common ”), from Latin , and the suffix communis ( -isme “ -ism ”).
communism ( plural ) communisms
Any political philosophy or ideology advocating holding the production of resources collectively.
Any political social system that implements a communist political philosophy.
The international socialist society where classes and the state no longer exist.
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