Complete Definition of "socialist"

see|Socialist

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-socialist.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism.

Quotations
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1800s=1848|
1900s=1949

1848 — w:John Stuart Mill|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 — w:Albert Einstein|Albert Einstein, "Why Socialism?", Monthly Review: May, New York
: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.

Translations

Croatian: t-|hr|socijalistički
Dutch: socialistisch, socialistische
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Portuguese: t-|pt|socialista|c
Swedish: socialistisk

Noun
en-noun

  1. One who practices or advocates socialism.

#*1848: w:John Stuart Mill|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.

Translations

Dutch: t-|nl|socialist|m, t-|nl|socialiste|f
German: t+|de|Sozialist|m
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Portuguese: t-|pt|socialista|c
Russian: социалистический (sotsialistícheskiy)
Swedish: t-|sv|socialist|c

Related terms
socialism

Derived terms
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

See also
capitalist
communist
leftist
leninist
maoist
marxist
stalinist

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