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grassroots

noun [plural] uk   /ˈɡrɑːs.ruːts/ us    /ˈɡræs-/
the grassroots the ordinary people in a society or an organization, especially a political party: The feeling among the grassroots of the Party is that the leaders are not radical enough.

grassroots

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɡrɑːs.ruːts/ us    /ˈɡræs-/
involving the ordinary people in a society or an organization: grassroots support a grassroots movement/campaign
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