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The communist form of government adopted in Russia following the Bolshevik revolution of 1917.‘enthusiastic supporters of Bolshevism’
- ‘I'd be the last to say that anarchism would have succeeded any better than Bolshevism did.’
- ‘His romantic longings are a strategic critique of the faceless rationalism of Bolshevism.’
- ‘Both authors set Bolshevism in the mainstream of European social thinking.’
- ‘He had largely abandoned the notion that he could enlist the Church in the front line against Bolshevism.’
- ‘The writer's interest in Bolshevism was literary rather than political.’
Russian bol′shevizm, from bolʹshe ‘greater’ (see Bolshevik).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.