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  • n. A person who holds views associated with the political left.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the political left.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as left-wing.
  • n. a person who belongs to the political left.

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

  • adj. believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
  • n. a person who belongs to the political left


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