Liberal Party


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Liberal Party

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) one of the former major political parties in Britain; in 1988 merged with the Social Democratic Party to form the Social and Liberal Democrats; renamed the Liberal Democrats in 1989
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) one of the major political parties in Australia, a conservative party, generally opposed to the Labor Party
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) one of the major political parties in Canada, generally representing viewpoints between those of the Conservative Party and the New Democratic Party
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any other party supporting liberal policies

Lib′eral Par′ty


n.
1. a British political party formed in the 1830's as successor to the Whigs; dominant until World War I.
2. any other political party advocating liberal policies.

Liberal Party

A British centrist political party evolving from the 1830s and containing radical elements as well as remnants of the old Whig Party.
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The liberal party said that in Russia everything is wrong, and certainly Stepan Arkadyevitch had many debts and was decidedly short of money.
But when at an election the Liberals had written on his garden fence in large blue letters: This way to Rome, he had been very angry, and threatened to prosecute the leaders of the Liberal party in Blackstable.
Let him next imagine a dinner-party, say at the Crooms, and Wilson, who had taken her down, talking about the state of the Liberal party.
He now returned to his old opinions, and became the leader of the liberal party in Alencon, the invisible manipulator of elections, and did immense harm to the Restoration by the cleverness of his underhand proceedings and the perfidy of his outward behavior.
In which case, he could openly assume the leadership of the liberal party in Alencon.
Mr Abbott's former Liberal Party deputy, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who supported Mr Turnbull's bid, was re-elected party deputy.
Despite the victory of the center-right blue bloc in Denmark's 2015 parliamentary election, the Liberal Party suffered its worst election results in 25 years as it won only 19.
Yes, the NHS came into existence under a Labour Government, however it was fully Implement based on the Liberal Party proposals.
But, this trend can change this time with the Liberal Party racing ahead of other parties in the surveys.
So I was astonished when Mayor Anderson suggested a personal low was the Liberal Party acting with other oppositions on budgetry matters opportunistically.
The People's Liberal Party seeks to advance its aims at every level of decision making and it works outside as well as inside existing political structures and encourages people and communities to make use of power ," he said at the launch in Juba.
Abbott has been fighting for his job after poor poll ratings and a series of policy backflips spurred some MPs from his conservative Liberal Party to openly attack him, calling last week for a leadership "spill" a move that would voided the senior party positions.