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Republicans and Republicanism - synonyms or related words

the GOP

Americanmainly journalism the Grand Old Party: the Republican Party in the US

R

abbreviation

American Republican

Rep.

abbreviation

American Republican

republican

noun

someone who supports the idea of a republic as a system of government

republican

adjective

relating to a system of government with a president and representatives elected by the people

republican

adjective

supporting this system of government

Republican

noun

someone who supports the US Republican Party

the Republican Party

noun

one of the two main political parties in the US, whose members tend to have conservative views. The other main party in US politics is the Democratic Party.

RINO

noun

Americanshowing disapproval Republican in name only: in the US, a member of the Republican party whose political views are considered insufficiently conservative by other Republicans

Republican

adjective

republicanism

noun

Republicanism

noun
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