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populist

adjective uk   /ˈpɒp.jʊ.lɪst/ us    /ˈpɑː.pjə-/
representing or connected with the ideas and opinions of ordinary people: a populist manifesto a populist leaderPolitics
populist
noun [C] uk   us  
a political party dominated by populistsPolitics
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