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Trot (radical)

Definition:

radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution

Class:

person noun (people)

Plural:

Trots

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

abbreviation
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of Trot...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Trot | jog

a two-beat diagonal gait of the horse where the diagonal pairs of legs move forward at the same time with a moment of suspension between each beat. It has a wide variation in possible speeds, but averages about 8 miles per hour. A very slow trot is ... (47 of 1997 words, 10 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Trot

Trot (disambiguation)

a type of symmetrical gait in animals. Trot may also refer to: Trot (horse gait), the specifics of trotting in horses | Trot (music), a genre of Korean pop music | Trot (Oz), a character from the Oz books of L. Frank Baum | Trot (lai), a medieval Old ... (46 of 139 words, 9 definitions)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

trot [noun] | trots [plural] | Trot | the trots | on the trot

[singular] the speed of a horse or other animal when it moves more quickly ... | "trot" or "Trot": [countable, British, informal] an insulting word ... (24 of 160 words, 7 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/trot 11

Oxford Dictionary:

Trot

Entry from World dictionary | [informal, insulting] | a Trotskyist or supporter of extreme left-wing views (14 of 51 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Trot

Trot [informal, insulting] | a Trotskyist or supporter of extreme left-wing views [in full]

a Trotskyist or supporter of extreme left-wing views (8 of 34 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Trot

Merriam-Webster:

Trot | Trotskyist [synonym] | Trotskyite [synonym]

an adherent of trotskyism; "Trotskyist", "Trotskyite" (6 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/trot

Collins Dictionary:

Trotskyite | Trotskyist | Trotskyism

Same as "Trotskyist" | Same as "Trotskyist" | [politics] relating to the theory of Communism developed by the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky ... (20 of 331 words, 5 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/trotskyite

American Heritage Dictionary:

Trotskyism | Trotskyist [noun, related] | Trotskyite [noun, related]

The political and economic theories of Communism advocated by Leon Trotsky and his followers, usually including the principle of worldwide revolution. (21 of 28 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/trotskyism

Random House Dictionary:

Trotskyite | Trotskyist [sense-specific]

a supporter of Trotsky or Trotskyism. | of or pertaining to Trotsky or Trotskyism. (13 of 20 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/trotskyite

Wiktionary:

Trotskyite | Trotskyites [plural]

an advocate of the communist doctrines of Leon Trotsky (9 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Trotskyite

New World Dictionary:

Trotsky | Lev Davidovich Bronstein [originally] | Trotsky, Leon [originally] | Leon Trotsky [originally] | Trotskyism [noun, related] | Trotskyist [noun, related]
(Born: 1879 – Died: 1940)

Russian revolutionist: commissar of war (1918-24) under Lenin: exiled (1929) (10 of 24 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/trotsky

Britannica Encyclopedia:

radical [chemistry] | Free Radical [synonym] | ·CH3 [chemical formula] | ·C2H5 [chemical formula] | C6H5 [chemical formula]

in chemistry, molecule that contains at least one unpaired electron. Most molecules contain even numbers of electrons, and the covalent chemical bonds ... (22 of 631 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/488669​/radical

radical [ideologist]

in politics, one who desires extreme change of part or all of the social order. The word was first used in a political sense in England, and its ... (28 of 463 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/488691​/radical

Columbia Encyclopedia:

radical

in chemistry, group of atoms that are joined together in some particular spatial structure and that take part in most chemical reactions as a single ... (25 of 164 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0840921​.html

radical

in mathematics, symbol placed over a number or expression, called the radicand, to indicate a root of the radicand. When used without a sign or index ... (26 of 112 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0840922​.html

Cambridge Dictionary:

radical [entry 1] | radically [adverb, derived]

believing or expressing the belief that there should be great or extreme social or political change (16 of 38 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/radical 1

radical [entry 2] | radically [adverb, derived]

relating to the most important parts of something or someone; complete or extreme (13 of 49 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/radical 2

radical [entry 3] | radicalism [noun, derived]

a person who supports great social and political change (9 of 24 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/radical 3

Encarta Dictionary:

Trot [slang, disapproving] | Trots [plural]

a follower of Leon Trotsky (5 of 26 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561509002​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

Wiktionary:

Trotskyist | Trotskyists [plural]

Origin: Trotsky + -ist

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Trotskyist

-ist

Origin: Old French -iste and Latin -ista, from Ancient Greek -ιστής (istēs).

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-ist

Encarta Dictionary:

Trot [slang, disapproving] | Trots [plural]

First use: Mid-20th century

Origin: Shortening of Trotskyist or Trotskyite

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561509002​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

trot | Trot

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Trot"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/trot

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Trot

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Trot"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=trot​0001 word=Trot

Trotskyite

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Trotskyite"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=trotsk​03 word=Trotskyite

Trotskyist

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Trotskyist"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=trotsk​02 word=Trotskyist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Trotskyist [countable] | Trotskyists [plural]

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of Trotskyite

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Trotskyist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/Trotskyist

Macmillan American Dictionary:

Trotskyist [countable] | Trotskyists [plural]

Audio 1: North American pronunciation of "Trotskyite"

Audio 2: North American pronunciation of "Trotskyist"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/Trotskyist

the Free Dictionary:

Trotskyite

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Trotskyite"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Trotskyite"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Trotskyite

Trotskyist

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Trotskyist"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Trotskyist"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Trotskyist

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