What does Bolshevik mean?

Definitions for Bolshevik
ˈboʊl ʃə vɪk, -ˌvik, ˈbɒl-; -ˌvɪk i, -ˌvi kiBol·she·vik

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bolshevik, Marxist, red, bolshie, bolshy(noun)

    emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries

  2. Bolshevik, Bolshevist(adj)

    a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party

  3. Bolshevik, Bolshevist, Bolshevistic(adj)

    of or relating to Bolshevism

    "Bolshevik Revolution"

Wiktionary

  1. Bolshevik(Noun)

    A Russian communist revolutionary, member of the Bolshevik Party in the 1917 Communist Revolution of Russia.

  2. Origin: From большевик, from большинство.

Freebase

  1. Bolshevik

    The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party which split apart from the Menshevik faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903. The Bolsheviks were the majority faction in a crucial vote, hence their name. They ultimately became the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The Bolsheviks came to power in Russia during the October Revolution phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and founded the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic which would later in 1922 become the chief constituent of the Soviet Union. The Bolsheviks, founded by Vladimir Lenin and Alexander Bogdanov, were by 1905 a mass organization consisting primarily of workers under a democratic internal hierarchy governed by the principle of democratic centralism, who considered themselves the leaders of the revolutionary working class of Russia. Their beliefs and practices were often referred to as Bolshevism. Bolshevik revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky commonly used the terms "Bolshevism" and "Bolshevist" after his exile from the Soviet Union to differentiate between what he saw as true Leninism and the state and party as they existed under Joseph Stalin's leadership.

How to pronounce Bolshevik?

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How to say Bolshevik in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bolshevik in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bolshevik in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Bolshevik in a Sentence

  1. Vladimir Lenin:

    Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.

Images & Illustrations of Bolshevik

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