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socialist realism

noun
1.
a state-approved artistic or literary style in some socialist countries, as the U.S.S.R., that characteristically celebrates an idealized vision of the life and industriousness of the workers.
Also, Socialist Realism.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for socialist realism

socialist realism

noun
1.
(in Communist countries, esp formerly) the doctrine that art, literature, etc should present an idealized portrayal of reality, which glorifies the achievements of the Communist Party
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