bread and circuses Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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bread and circuses

literary activities or ​officialplans that are ​intended to ​keeppeoplehappy and to ​stop them from ​noticing or ​complaining about ​problems
(Definition of bread and circuses from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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