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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grassrootsadjective


    "the grassroots factor in making the decision"

  2. grassrootsadjective

    of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group

    "a grassroots movement for nuclear disarmament"


  1. grassrootsadjective

    Of, or relating to people or society at the local level; of the grass roots


  1. Grassroots

    A grassroots movement is one driven by the politics of a community. The term implies that the creation of the movement and the group supporting it are natural and spontaneous, highlighting the differences between this and a movement that is orchestrated by traditional power structures. Grassroots movements are often at the local level, as many volunteers in the community give their time to support the local party, which can lead to helping the national party. For instance, a grassroots movement can lead to significant voter registration for a political party, which in turn helps the state and national parties.

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  1. grassroots

    The citizens of a country involved in politics that engage with a socialist political party or independent socialist politician through their membership and support and focus on cocreating in the order of priority of optimum health, human rights, right to life, civil rights, democracy, stability, ethical, fair, just, moral, equal and shared prosperity for all, socialism, socialist unity government, socialist policies, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to life, right to housing, the fasttrack building of public housing on public land using nationalized construction organizations and public service construction employees, maintenance of current public housing, right to free education, right to parent, right to free preschool education, right to a standard of living, cocreation of equal and identical pay for all and a universal living income, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances

    Grassroots politics is the empowerment of people and the knowing that people's voices are heard and communicated through the structures of a political party or independent politician

    Submitted by MaryC on April 10, 2020  

  2. grassroots

    The citizens of a country involved in politics.

    The people power at the grassroots of society are a collective voice.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 22, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grassroots in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grassroots in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of grassroots in a Sentence

  1. Sawyer Hackett:

    Secretary Castro has said from the start of this campaign that making the debate stage is critical to Secretary Castro success, we are confident Secretary Castro will make it, and are counting on the support of grassroots donors to get us there.

  2. Mike Braun:

    I think everyone in our conference is getting a little cautious about how much more can we do, as opposed to correcting it from a grassroots way by getting the economy going.

  3. Ken Cuccinelli:

    This is a banana republic approach from the Trump team, ... They have a media campaign. But Ted Cruz has built a grassroots campaign ...

  4. Bernie Sanders ':

    A large voter turnout would mean that down-ballot Democrats will ... do better than they have in the past, our campaign is the campaign to do that: We have the energy, we have the excitement, we have the grassroots movement.

  5. House Republican:

    I think that Paul Ryan's selling him a bill of goods that he didn't explain to the President, and the grassroots doesn't want what Paul Ryan is selling.

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