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populism

  

      n   a political strategy based on a calculated appeal to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people  
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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  


populism  
      n   a political strategy based on a calculated appeal to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people  

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