Definition of bossism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbôsizəm/ Pronunciation: /ˈbäs-/


A situation in which a political party is controlled by party managers.
Example sentences
  • The monopoly in politics, or bossism, may possibly be abolished by direct legislation or by proportional representation.
  • To say that people ought not run and that people ought to get out of this race is bossism that belongs in the other party.
  • He represents the greatest danger the Republicans face, bossism.

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Syllabification: boss·ism

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