Definition of big tent in English:

big tent

Syllabification: big tent

noun

  • Used in reference to a political party’s policy of permitting or encouraging a broad spectrum of views among its members: the struggle to change Wyoming takes place inside the Republican Party and its “big tent.”
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    • ‘I believe the Democratic Party is a big-tent party and should speak to the aspirations of everyone under the tent, from the poor to the middle class,’ Mr. Davis said in a telephone interview from Los Angeles.
    • And he's riding the crest of a big-tent movement in the Republican Party that threatens to leave the increasingly ossified Democratic Party behind.
    • So how does a big-tent party authentically define itself in terms of faith, values, and religion without offending or even worse, seeming false or wishy-washy?

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