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  1. Manchurian candidate(Noun)

    A person who, unbeknownst to himself, has been convinced to act toward some interest.

  2. Origin: From the title of the 1959 novel or 1962 film The Manchurian Candidate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Manchurian candidate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Manchurian candidate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kyle Meredith:

    They were like, ‘This is the Manchurian Candidate, like [Putin] has a Russian agent as the President of the United States,’ so they passed on some information to me and they said, like, ‘Look, you have more of a social media following than any of us do, can you please post some of these things just in a way that sort of put it out there.’.

  2. Orrin Konheim:

    DuVernay, who is African-American, told Entertainment Weekly. I was interested in … a heroine that looked like the girls I grew up with. DuVernay said she identified with some progressive ideas she found in L'Engle's novel. She's a very radical thinker and she embedded her sense of what society should and could be in this piece, and a lot of it I agree with. But does that mean her adaptation will adopt a political tone ? Experts say we shouldn't jump to any conclusions about whatDuVernay’s final film will look like. Freelance journalist Orrin Konheim, who has written for The American Conservative, noted that many films, including The Manchurian Candidate, have been remade with African-American stars. Ava DuVernay’s casting choice seems like a non-issue.

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