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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•vi•sion•ismrɪˈvɪʒ əˌnɪz əm(n.)

  1. (among Communists) any departure from Marxist doctrine, theory, or practice, esp. the tendency to favor reform above revolutionary change.

    Category: Government

  2. advocacy of revision, esp. of some authoritative or generally accepted doctrine, theory, or practice.

    Category: Government

Origin of revisionism:


re•vi′sion•ist(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revisionist(noun)

    a Communist who tries to rewrite Marxism to justify a retreat from the revolutionary position


  1. revisionist(Noun)

    A proponent of revisionism

  2. revisionist(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to revisionism


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