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New Left

n.
A political movement originating in the United States in the 1960s, especially among college students, marked by advocacy of radical changes in government, politics, and society.

New Leftist n.

New Left

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a loose grouping of left-wing radicals, esp among students, that arose in many countries after 1960

New′ Left′


n.
a political movement of the 1960s and 1970s that sought radical changes in the political, social, and economic system.
[1960]
New′ Left′ist, n.
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