youthquake


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youthquake

(ˈjuːθˌkweɪk)
n
1. (Sociology) a noticeable shift in the norms of a society due to the influence of a powerful youth culture
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political and cultural movement in the 1960's among young people
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LABOUR'S late surge at the general election was not down to what has been described as a youthquake, a study says.
En 2017, Oxford Dictionaries y la Fundacion BBVA designaron, respectivamente, a youthquake y aporofobia como las palabras del ano.
The Microsoft spellchecker puts the same wobbly line under youthquake and the rest of Casper's shortlist as it does under his name, meaning it's not just the man on the Leeds omnibus (me) scratching his head over El Presidente's selection.
Youthquake describes voting trends, not blood literally in the streets.
According to private news channel , Oxford Dictionary defines the word Youthquake as 'a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people.
Casper Grathwohl, president of Oxford Dictionaries, said Youthquake was a word everyone could rally behind.
No one predicted the youthquake but boy has it shaken the political world.
Pictured above and above left are some of the violinists taking part in the Youthquake music workshop during Redcar Folk Festival in July 1994
Youthquake by Dead or Alive - the one with You Spin Me Round on it.
But Mayers couldn't help but pick up the tremors of a gastronomic youthquake.