from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The communism of certain western European Communist parties that advocated democratic political procedures and independence from the Soviet government.


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  • Communist parties into what became known as Eurocommunism.

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  • Still characterized by a sectarian Stalinist gloom, the dour French party had eschewed the internal reforms and debates that had moderated the Italian and Spanish Communist parties into what became known as Eurocommunism.


  • The resignation of West Coast leader Dorothy Healey in 1973 was taken as a signal to many outsiders that the established Party leadership had determined to remain impervious to the democratic challenges heard in Eurocommunism.

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  • Angola, Mozambique, Grenada and Nicaragua, and a NATO shot through with Eurocommunism and pacifism.

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  • Marxist-Leninist theory, Hoxha defended Stalin from revisionist attacks and expressed his disdain for Brezhnevism, Titoism, Eurocommunism, Maoism, "anti-dogmatic" movements and other covers for revisionism and social-democracy.


  • He reiterates the opposition I had noted to forms of Marxism ” Scandinavian socialism is one kind, Eurocommunism another ” which insist on the compatibility of socialism and liberal political ideals.

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