populist


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pop·u·list

 (pŏp′yə-lĭst)
n.
1. A supporter of the rights and power of the people.
2. Populist A supporter of the Populist Party.
adj.
1. Of or relating to populism or its advocates: a populist aversion to business monopolies.
2. Populist Of or relating to the Populist Party.

populist

(ˈpɒpjʊlɪst)
adj
appealing to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person, esp a politician, who appeals to the interests or prejudices of ordinary people

Populist

(ˈpɒpjʊlɪst)
n
(Historical Terms) history US 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
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, characteristic of, or relating to the People's Party, the Populists, or any individual or movement with similar aims
2. (Historical Terms) of, characteristic of, or relating to the People's Party, the Populists, or any individual or movement with similar aims
ˈPopulism n

Pop•u•list

(ˈpɒp yə lɪst)

n.
1. a member of the Populist or People's Party.
2. (l.c.) a supporter of populism.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Populist Party.
4. (l.c.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of populism or its supporters.
[1890–95, Amer.; < Latin popul(us) people + -ist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.populist - an advocate of democratic principles
advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent - a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Translations
populista

populist

[ˈpɒpjʊlɪst]
A. ADJpopulista
B. Npopulista mf

populist

[ˈpɒpʊlɪst] adj [politician, artist] → populiste

populist

nPopulist(in) m(f)
adjpopulistisch

populist

[ˈpɒpjʊlɪst] adj (frm) → populistico/a
References in classic literature ?
He had been that all his life--he had fought the railroads in Kansas for fifty years, a Granger, a Farmers' Alliance man, a "middle-of-the-road" Populist.
In fact, it falls into the populist trap by suggesting there are visions and programmes that benefit all people.
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New Delhi: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday dismissed concerns of fiscal slippage and said the next Union Budget will not be a populist one.
Without separation of powers, an independent judiciary, or free media -- which all populist autocrats, from Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Viktor Orb?
The survey by the former prime minister and Sedgefield MP's Institute for Global Change found the share of the vote taken by populist parties from both right and left has almost trebled since 2000 - rising from 8.
In 2017 we have seen around the world tyrannical leaders that enslave their peoples, populist leaders that deceive them, corrupt leaders that rob them, even simply democratic, wellintentioned leaders of many parties and countries who are normal, fallible human beings.
The populist leaders have given themselves an imperative mandate to save the people from the evil elites, operating on a clear friend-enemy distinction that Carl Schmitt has identified to be the basis of politics: the good, common people are the friends, whereas the elites are the enemies that promote evil.
IANS New Delhi Populist nationalism is potentially quite damaging to economic growth, and which is often articulated as the majority community's feelings of aggravation at being discriminated against, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Sunday.
The literature on populist parties, a related field of research, tends to consider dominant leaders as a characteristic feature of populist parties across time and space.