Definition of bossism in English:


Syllabification: boss·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈbôsizəm, ˈbäs-


  • A situation in which a political party is controlled by party managers.
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    • The monopoly in politics, or bossism, may possibly be abolished by direct legislation or by proportional representation.
    • To say that people ought not run and that people ought to get out of this race is bossism that belongs in the other party.
    • He represents the greatest danger the Republicans face, bossism.

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