com·mu·nism/ˈkɒmyəˌnɪzəm/ Show Spelled [kom-yuh-niz-uhm] Show IPA noun 1. a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state. 2. ( often initial capital letter ) a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party. 3. ( initial capital letter ) the principles and practices of the Communist party. 4. communalism. The second one says you’re wrong about it being communism. A bit of advice anytime someone says they are doing it for the people run.