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populist

  

      adj  
1    appealing to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people  
      n  
2    a person, esp. a politician, who appeals to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people  


Populist  
      n  
1      (U.S. history)   a member of the People's Party, formed largely by agrarian interests to contest the 1892 presidential election. The movement gradually dissolved after the 1904 election  
      adj     (also)   
  Populistic  
2    of, characteristic of, or relating to the People's Party, the Populists, or any individual or movement with similar aims  
  Populism      n  
populist shop steward  
      n   a shop steward who operates in a delegate role, putting the immediate interests of his members before union principles and policies  
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Populist  
      n  
1      (U.S. history)   a member of the People's Party, formed largely by agrarian interests to contest the 1892 presidential election. The movement gradually dissolved after the 1904 election  
      adj     (also)   
  Populistic  
2    of, characteristic of, or relating to the People's Party, the Populists, or any individual or movement with similar aims  
  Populism      n  


populist  
      adj  
1    appealing to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people  
      n  
2    a person, esp. a politician, who appeals to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people  
populist shop steward  
      n   a shop steward who operates in a delegate role, putting the immediate interests of his members before union principles and policies  

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