populist

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

populist (plural populists)

  1. A person who advocates democratic principles
  2. A politician who advocates specific policies just because they are popular
  3. A person who advocates populism
    • 2013, Luke Harding and Uki Goni, Argentina urges UK to hand back Falklands and 'end colonialism (in The Guardian, 3 January 2013)[1]
      Critics suggest that Fernández, an unashamed populist and nationalist, is seeking to deflect attention from social disharmony at home.

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Adjective[edit]

populist (comparative more populist, superlative most populist)

  1. Democratic
  2. (of a political policy) Put forward just because it would be popular
  3. Of or pertaining to populism

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /popǔlist/
  • Hyphenation: po‧pu‧list

Noun[edit]

popùlist m

  1. (Croatia) populist

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