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hustings
American English: /ˈhəstɪŋz/
British English: /ˈhʌstɪŋz/

plural noun

  • the hustings (History)
    la tribuna or la palestra de la campaña electoral
    (campaign)
    la campaña electoral
    Example sentences
    • He also supported the concept of the American free trade area in the Senate but now, on the hustings, is campaigning for protectionism to safeguard American jobs.
    • Two things have characterized the ongoing political campaigns for this year's general election since politicians went on the hustings last year.
    • There's no question that we've been in the doldrums for a while, we're all keen and passionate to get into the new year, an election year and to get out there on the hustings fighting for those things that we believe in.

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