socialist

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socialist (comparative more socialist, superlative most socialist)

  1. Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.
    • 1848, John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, Book II, Chapter 1:
      ...it must be remembered that in a Socialist farm or manufactory, each labourer would be under the eye not of one master, but of the whole community.
    • 1949, Albert Einstein, "Why Socialism?", Monthly Review, May 1949:
      I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.

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socialist (plural socialists)

  1. One who practices or advocates socialism.
    • 1848, John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, Book II, Chapter 1:
      A contest, who can do most for the common good, is not the kind of competition which Socialists repudiate.

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socialist m (plural socialisten, diminutive socialistje n)

  1. socialist

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