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British Union of Fascists

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Definition of British Union of Fascists in English:

An extreme right-wing British political party founded by Sir Oswald Mosley in 1932. It promoted strongly anti-Semitic views and its supporters were known as blackshirts. The party was effectively destroyed by the Public Order Act of 1936.

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Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence