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A person with left-wing political views.
- ‘His predecessor is a radical leftist.’
- ‘It was quite a popular debating tactic in the 80's among leftists.’
- ‘He was surrounded by leftists among all of his relatives.’
- ‘Do you really believe the Republican majority in the House and Senate would obey this radical leftist?’
- ‘We were even courageous in front of an amphitheatre crowded with excited leftists.’
- ‘Even the most extreme leftists tend to start from the position of equality between persons.’
- ‘Some were leftists, angry at the failure of socialism after the war.’
- ‘The more rigid leftists condemned the festival.’
- ‘Leftists are not the only ones making statements about corporate policies.’
- ‘By way of background, most British leftists have some degree of emotional attachment to our public services.’
Having or relating to left-wing political views.‘leftist radicals’
- ‘He didn't have a leftist background at all, but he had access to information and money.’
- ‘His political commentaries reveal much about American leftist politics of the 1930s and 1940s.’
- ‘Meanwhile, a group of leftist radicals is on a crime spree of murder and robbery, arming themselves with automatic weapons, explosives, and rockets.’
- ‘In this new film, his leftist politics may be evident but they are never stated.’
- ‘The air strikes caused a profound split inside leftist groups that could not decide which side they should support.’
- ‘He contributed drawings to the leftist magazine for 17 years.’
- ‘In 1947, many leftist filmmakers were treated as outlaws, and it's not surprising that they made some of their best films from the point of view of criminals.’
- ‘He also held strong leftist sympathies.’
- ‘His work has often taken the critical power of leftist thought as a theme.’
- ‘It would be easy to condemn the film as leftist, anti-American propaganda.’
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