Definición de popular en inglés:

popular

Silabificación: pop·u·lar
Pronunciación: /ˈpäpyələr
 
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adjetivo

  • 2 [attributive] (Of cultural activities or products) intended for or suited to the taste, understanding, or means of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals: the popular press
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Moreover, no popular bestseller has been written or translated on this issue.
    • I wonder if this approach is so popular because of intellectual laziness as much as anything else?
    • Not that Home has much hope of appealing to popular taste stuck away on BBC Four, of course.
    Sinónimos
    nonspecialist, nontechnical, amateur, lay person's, general, middle-of-the-road; accessible, simplified, plain, simple, easy, straightforward, understandable; mass-market, middlebrow, lowbrow, pop
  • 2.1(Of a belief or attitude) held by the majority of the general public: many adult cats, contrary to popular opinion, dislike milk
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • We have at least established that contrary to popular belief, Yanks do have a sense of humour.
    • There is a popular belief that property is a better investment than shares.
    • In modern drama there is no such thing as the rational counter to wildfire popular beliefs.
    Sinónimos
    widespread, general, common, current, prevalent, prevailing, standard, stock; ordinary, usual, accepted, established, acknowledged, conventional, orthodox
  • 3 [attributive] (Of political activity) of or carried on by the people as a whole rather than restricted to politicians or political parties: a popular revolt against colonial rule
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The salient reality was the depth of popular antipathy to the political establishment as a whole.
    • I fear that you are the victim of a political party struggling to find popular appeal.
    • The election was held without any great popular enthusiasm for any politician.
    Sinónimos
    mass, general, communal, collective, social, collaborative, group, civil, public

Derivativos

popularism

Pronunciación: /-ˌrizəm/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His manner is honest and straightforward and he is not given to political spin or the flood of trivial popularism which seems to guide much of our media and ‘public opinion’.
  • To pander to popularism would be the death of the Booker.
  • It became a battle between Yeltsin's popularism and Gorbachev's stifling authority.

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'prevalent among the general public'): from Latin popularis, from populus 'people'. Sense 1 dates from the early 17th century.

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