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purple state

Saltos de línea: pur¦ple state

Definición de purple state en inglés:

sustantivo

A US state where the Democratic and Republican parties have similar levels of support among voters: Iowa today is a purple state, pretty evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats Compare with blue state and red state.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Is this she going to be called down to Florida to campaign in that race, or New Jersey or some of these purple states?
  • All of the states you just mentioned are basically purple states.
  • The governors have a record of victory, including in blue states and purple states.

Origen

with allusion to the fact that the colour purple is a blend of red and blue.

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