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McCarthyism

noun [U]
 
 
/məˈkɑː.θi.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˈkɑːr-/
the act of accusing someone of something that is considered unacceptable by many people, especially when you have no proof
麦卡锡主义(以莫虚有的罪名指控某人某事的法西斯行径)
McCarthyism is named after the American politician Joseph McCarthy, who in the 1950s accused many Americans of being Communists.
麦卡锡主义以美国政客约瑟夫‧麦卡锡的名字命名,1950年,他指控众多美国公民为共产党。
She was a victim of McCarthyism.
她是麦卡锡主义的受害者。
Blaming and accusingUnited States politics and government
McCarthyite
 
 
/məˈkɑː.θi.aɪt/ US  /-ˈkɑːr-/ noun [C], adjective ( also McCarthyist)
He led a McCarthyite witch-hunt against homosexuals.
他对同性恋者发动了一场麦卡锡主义的政治迫害。
United States politics and governmentBlaming and accusing
Translations of “McCarthyism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 麥卡錫主義(以莫須有的罪名指控某人做某事的法西斯行徑)…
(Definition of McCarthyism from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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