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third force Syllabification: third force

Definition of third force in English:


[in singular]
A political group or party acting as a check on conflict between two extreme or opposing groups.
Example sentences
  • They saw it as a chance to create a third force between capitalism and Communism.
  • Now a catch-all regional party, it has become a third force in the country's east, shaping a political landscape there that is wholly distinct from that in the west.
  • Remaining aloof from the organizational and ideological struggles within the Green Party movement, his organization constitutes a third force in green politics.
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