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How do you pronounce the word communism?
The letter T is definitely silent?
In practice yes, in practice quiet if someone does not make much effort to pronounce it. When we have a group of consonants here /ktl/, one sound is often not heard. The linguistic term for this is “dissimilation”.
How to define a communist?
Communisma political and economic doctrine aimed at replacing private property and a profit-based economy with public ownership and public control over at least means production (eg mines, plants and factories) and the natural resources of society.