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Komintern

[kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn] /ˈkɒm ɪnˌtɜrn, ˌkɒm ɪnˈtɜrn/
noun
1.

Comintern

or Komintern

[kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn] /ˈkɒm ɪnˌtɜrn, ˌkɒm ɪnˈtɜrn/
Origin of Comintern
< Russian Komintérn, for Kommunistícheskiĭ Internatsionál Communist International
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  • One of those people back in the dining room is selling us out to the Fourth Komintern.

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  • He is suspected of betraying confidential data to agents of the Fourth Komintern.

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  • If he went over to the Komintern, he wouldn't be able to get any of those.

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  • I wanted to know just what it was the Komintern was supposed to have got from us, but he wouldn't tell me.

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British Dictionary definitions for Komintern

Comintern

/ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn/
noun
1.
short for Communist International: an international Communist organization founded by Lenin in Moscow in 1919 and dissolved in 1943; it degenerated under Stalin into an instrument of Soviet politics Also called Third International
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Word Origin and History for Komintern

Comintern

n.

"Third International," 1919, from contraction of Communist International.

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Related Abbreviations for Komintern

Comintern

Russian Kommunisticheskij Internatsional (Communist International)
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