political movement

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Noun1.political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goalpolitical movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
Sinn Fein - an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army
Red Guard - a radical political movement by Chinese youths who espoused Maoist principles
syndicalism - a radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions
cadre, cell - a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
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Each new law and political movement has meaning for you.
I don't think, in fact, that he ever moves outside his place; but somehow or other he has managed to keep in touch with all the political movements of the day.
Using calculations better suited to those made at a local "bakkal" than in a decent country's executive, Erdoy-an and his cronies have fallen to trying to collect votes in the coming elections by provoking the armed veins of the Kurdish political movement.
Summary: Former President Michel Sleiman has announced his intention to "get back the republic" by forming a new political movement, which he hopes will bridge sectarian divisions and garner support from across the political spectrum.
The movement "BESA", formed by the Albanian youth in Macedonia, is defined as Albanian, political movement by its initiators.
The anthropology of new fascism therefore analyses the social and political movement from the ordinary perspective of everyday eceonomic models, balancing the dominant view on macro-structural or identity-centred ~culturalist~ approaches.
Thousands of migrants suffer in Russia due to government's inaction, chairman of Kalys political movement Jenish Moldokmatov said at a press conference in Akipress news agency on October 28.
Delving more into his family and political affairs, the MQM chief said he never favoured his family with gains from his political movement.
Uruguay's President JosA[c] Mujica has said that the socialist ideology of the late Venezuelan president Hugo ChA vez will persist as a political movement, likening it to the legacy of Juan and Evita PerA[sup.
Mullah Agha Jan Mutasim, former head of the Taliban Political Commission and a close confidant of the militia's elusive leader Mullah Omar, said the outfit should launch a political movement to achieve the goals, reports The Express Tribune.
He wants to see a new centre-right political movement wholly based in Wales.
Former Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister, Daniel Valchev, is planning to be one of the people behind an emerging political movement in the election year.