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McCarthyism Saltos de línea: McCarthy|ism
Pronunciación: /məˈkɑːθɪɪz(ə)m/

Definición de McCarthyism en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A vociferous campaign against alleged communists in the US government and other institutions carried out under Senator Joseph McCarthy in the period 1950-4. Many of the accused were blacklisted or lost their jobs, though most did not in fact belong to the Communist Party.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Computergate was a chilling welcome to a new McCarthyism, a McCarthyism not run by a centralized political authority, but enabled by a specific way of understanding and treating computer technology.
  • In the school's library I found a remnant of McCarthyism stamped inside the cover of a book.
  • The effect of McCarthyism on people in government and in the entertainment industry has been widely publicized.

Derivados

McCarthyite

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Pronunciación: /məˈkɑːθɪʌɪt/
(also McCarthyist) adjetivo& sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I would hope that all the institutions represented here would join in a protest against this McCarthyite attempt to suppress dissident views.
  • In the absence of that, this is just a McCarthyist witch-hunt.
  • They think it's a McCarthyite vendetta against Dr Wakefield.

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