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

  • n. The bureaucratic, authoritarian exercise of state power and mechanistic application of Marxist-Leninist principles associated with Stalin.

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  • n. The Communist philosophies espoused by Soviet Leader Josef Stalin.
  • n. The act or state of living in accord with the communist philosophies of Stalin.
  • n. Totalitarianism, by extension from the rigid governing methods of Stalin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)


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