01. Many of the former [communist] countries of Eastern Europe are still having serious economic difficulties.02. The U.S. will not trade with Cuba as long as it remains a [communist] country.03. The collapse of the Berlin Wall was an important symbol of the end of [communism] in Eastern Europe.04. Suspected [communists] were often harassed by the government during the 1940s and 50s.05. The [Communist] Party is regaining popularity in Eastern Europe among people disappointed by the lack of progress under their capitalist governments.06. The [communist] North defeated the South in Vietnam during the war there.07. The Chinese government is slowly moving away from some of the basic principles of [communism] in an effort to improve its economy.08. The fall of [communism] has been described as the sad ending of a political experiment which began with the best of intentions.09. Souvanna Phouma, the Premier of Laos, once said, "I am a good friend to [Communists] abroad, but I do not like them at home."10. Economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said that under capitalism, man exploits man, but under [communism] it's just the opposite.11. Mainland China became the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949, after the [Communists] took over and forced the ruling government to flee to the island of Taiwan.12. Cuba is the Caribbean's largest island, and only [communist] state.13. Following World War Two, Yugoslavia became an independent [communist] state.
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communist — 1841, as both a noun and adj., from Fr. communiste (see COMMUNISM (Cf. communism)). First attested in writing by John Goodwin Barmby (1820 1881), British Owenite and utopian socialist who founded the London Communist Propaganda Society in 1841.… … Etymology dictionary
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