Definition of neocon in English:


Line breaks: neo¦con
Pronunciation: /niːəʊˈkɒn
chiefly North American


  • (In politics) a person with neoconservative views.
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    • And there was me thinking that the neocons only support democracies when they know their place.
    • It seems there has been a definite diminution in the power of the really strong neocons in the government.
    • Really these ignorant farmers are being taken advantage of by the republicans and the neocons.


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  • Neoconservative.
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    • To say that opponents of neoconservative policies overestimate neocon influence is not to say that neocons are mere impotent scribblers, however.
    • There's probably a sweatshop in Bombay that can churn out neocon drivel at a far brisker pace and for less than 50 cents an hour.
    • Even in a list of three, democracy promotion doesn't get so much as a mention - and that's from the best known neocon idealist in the administration.

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