entryism

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entryism

(ˈɛntrɪɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the policy or practice of members of a particular political group joining an existing political party with the intention of changing its principles and policies, instead of forming a new party
ˈentryist n, adj
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Translations

entryism

[ˈɛntrɪɪzm] nentrismo
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