Definition of people power in English:

people power

Syllabification: peo·ple pow·er

noun

  • Political pressure exercised through the public demonstration of popular opinion: people power has forced the government into a complete surrender
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    • The only thing we have going for us is sheer people power.
    • It may sound like a pipe dream, like clutching at straws, but people power is the only real hope, she believes, for her overburdened country which long ago faded from the international limelight.
    • In the end, it's people power that will change the image of tourism and transform it from a scary experience to a singular one.

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