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
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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.
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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. She would say--of course she was absolutely ignorant of politics.
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.
Aquino's post attracted the attention of a netizen who called her out for not supporting Otso Diretso, which the netizen said was under the Liberal Party.
Francis Kiko Pangilinan on Tuesday announced he has resigned as president of the Liberal Party, saying "he was taking full responsibility" for the defeat of opposition bets in the Senate race.
In a press briefing Wednesday, Panelo also tagged the Magdalo group to be conspiring with other personalities allied with the Liberal Party, and with those tagged in the matrix presented last month.
On Saturday Liberal Party members met in Birmingham and discussed the current Brexit plan at great length.
In the wake of the 1958 federal election, the Liberal Party formed the Official Opposition against a large and inexperienced Progressive Conservative majority government.
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