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grassroots

noun [plural]     /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.Ordinary peoplePosition and status in groups and organizations
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