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Noun: left wing  left wing
  1. Those who support varying degrees of social, political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    - left
Adjective: left-wing  'left,wing or 'left'wing
  1. Believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    "Gitlow was a left-wing Socialist who rejected the idea of capturing power";
    - leftist, left-of-center [US], leftie, lefty, left-of-centre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: left wings

See also: left

Type of: faction, sect

Encyclopedia: Left wing

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