Meaning of communism
Pronunciation: (kom'yu-niz"um), [key]
- a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
- (often cap.) a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party.
- (cap.) the principles and practices of the Communist party.
- communism (Thesaurus)