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[mahrks; German mahrks] /mɑrks; German mɑrks/
Karl (Heinrich)
[kahrl hahyn-rik;; German kahrl hahyn-rikh] /kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪk;; German kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA),
1818–83, German economist, philosopher, and socialist. Unabridged
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  • But it is just as well to bear in mind that Socialism does not depend upon karl marx.

  • Temperamentally, intellectually, the doctrines of karl marx are not for them.

    Working With the Working Woman Cornelia Stratton Parker
  • And 'Capital,' karl marx's great work, has become the loadstar of modern economic science.

    British Socialism J. Ellis Barker
  • For the other part we have to turn from the pages of Huxley to those of karl marx.

  • He was discussing the doctrines of karl marx and the German socialists of the last century.

    Caesar's Column Ignatius Donnelly
British Dictionary definitions for karl marx


Karl (karl). 1818–83, German founder of modern communism, in England from 1849. With Engels, he wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848). He developed his theories of the class struggle and the economics of capitalism in Das Kapital (1867; 1885; 1895). He was one of the founders of the International Workingmen's Association (First International) (1864)
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