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leftish

(ˈlɛftɪʃ)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) somewhat left-wing
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another word for leftist1
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Adj.1.leftish - tending toward the political left
left - of or belonging to the political or intellectual left
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leftish

adjlinksliberal, links angehaucht (inf); his views are leftisher ist links angehaucht (inf)
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Leftish social conservatives favour the latter option, arguing that liberal progressives' championing of cultural diversity undermines the social solidarity -- and thus the welfare state -- that all social democrats cherish.
Leftish social conservatives favor the latter option, arguing that liberal progressives' championing of cultural diversity undermines the social solidarity - and thus the welfare state - that all social democrats cherish.
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That may also arise from her leftish tendencies, but a little judgment would go a long way.
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I had always tried to respect the pupil and keep a professional attitude as well as my integrity, but it seemed to me that the school was trying to force me to adhere to its liberal, Leftish agenda."