gesture politics Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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gesture politicsnoun [U]

uk   us   UK disapproving
any ​action by a ​person or ​organization done for ​politicalreasons and ​intended to ​attractpublicattention but having little ​realeffect: The ​call for a one-day ​nationalstrike was ​dismissed as ​gesturepolitics.
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