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people power Line breaks: people power

Definition of people power in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Political pressure exercised through the public demonstration of popular opinion: ‘People power has forced the government into a complete surrender,’ said the TUC’s general secretary
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  • He said getting radiotherapy for Waterford Regional Hospital was very much a victory for people power.
  • The many sponsors who supported the venture recognise the whole concept of 'people power', said Michael.
  • The organisers ask each motorist to take responsibility for initiating change in the system by showing 'people power' on Saturday.

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