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Right-wing politics and Conservatism

the 1922 Committee

the Conservative members of the British parliament who are backbenchers (=not ministers)

Con.

abbreviation

Conservative

conservatism

noun

a political belief that it is better for society to change only gradually

Conservatism

noun

the beliefs of the Conservative Party

Conservative

adjective

relating to or belonging to the Conservative Party

Conservative

noun

someone who belongs to or supports the beliefs of the Conservative Party of the UK, Canada, or some other countries. In the UK, a Conservative is also called a Tory.

the Conservatives

noun

the Conservative Party

the Conservative Party

one of the three main political parties in the UK. It supports right-wing ideas and policies.

the Conservative Party

a political organization in Canada and some other countries that supports conservative ideas and policies

fascism

noun

a very right-wing political system in which the government is very powerful and controls the society and the economy completely, not allowing any opposition. Fascism was practised in Italy and Germany in the 1930s and 40s.

fascist

noun

someone who supports or believes in fascism

fascist

noun

an insulting word for someone who has very right-wing opinions

the John Birch Society

a US organization for people with extremely conservative political views

Main Street

noun

people who live in small towns and are considered to be traditional and conservative

McCarthyism

a movement in the US against Communists in the 1950s, led by Senator Joseph McCarthy. People who were thought to support Communism were publicly accused and often lost their jobs or even went to prison. People were encouraged to give information about anyone who they thought was a Communist.

the National Front

a small, extreme right-wing political organization in the UK

Nazism

noun

the ideas and political policies of the Nazi party

neo-Nazi

noun

a member of a group of people who believe that white people are better than other people and who sometimes use violence against people who are not white

the right

noun

the members of a particular political party who are the most conservative in their political views: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

rightist

noun

someone who has very conservative political views

right-of-centre

adjective

slightly conservative in your political views

the right wing

noun

the group within a political party that is considered to be the most conservative: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

right-wing

adjective

considered to be conservative in your political views

right-winger

noun

someone who belongs to the right wing of a political party

Tory

noun

someone who supports or is a member of the Conservative Party in the UK

the Tory Party

the Conservative Party in the UK

true-blue

adjective

supporting the ideas of the British Conservative Party completely

fascist

adjective

Nazi

adjective

rightist

adjective

Tory

adjective

the far right/left

people whose political views are either extremely right-wing or left-wing

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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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