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Word of the Day

Friday, April 21, 2017

Populism

[pop-yuh-liz-uh m] noun

Any of various, often antiestablishment or anti-intellectual political movements or philosophies that offer unorthodox solutions or policies and appeal to the common person rather than according with traditional party or partisan ideologies.

example

Some pundits call the latest policital trend in the U.S. a form of populism.

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Submitted by: John Mark