2 definitions by migB

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1. (Noun) A person who embrace some or all of the ideas of Marx.
Common political agendas include:
Redistribution of wealth (from rich to poor), social security, free education & healthcare, strengthening of labour unions.
Socialists usually have less orthodox oppinions than communists, though a person can be both. A socialist will usually distance himself from communist dictators like Stalin, and instead claim loyalty to the original ideas of Marx and Lenin.
Unlike a communist, a socialist need not to be an atheist.

2. (Verb) Attributed to a country said to have a socialist system. This is often confused with communism, which according to Marx is a system where true equality exist, and the state have been made unneccesary. Most socialist agree that no country have had a truely communist regime.
1. "He is a socialist, not a communist."
"Why?"
"He doesn't support dictators like Stalin."

2. The socialist party favour better healthcare over tax cuts.
by migB September 05, 2007

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A collection of words that makes sense.
There is a grammatical definition as well, but who cares.
"Omg wft lawl pwn!!11!!"
"C'mon, that's not even a scentence"
by migB September 05, 2007

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