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centrist

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noun cen·trist \ˈsen-trist\

Simple Definition of centrist

  • : a person whose political opinions are not extreme : a person whose beliefs fall between those of liberals and conservatives

Full Definition of centrist

  1. 1 often capitalized :  a member of a center party

  2. 2 :  a person who holds moderate views

cen·trism play \-ˌtri-zəm\ noun
centrist adjective

Examples of centrist

  1. The candidate hopes to appeal to centrists nationwide.

  2. <the centrists will most likely rally behind the candidate who favors reforming the government program—not abolishing it entirely>



1872

First Known Use of centrist

1872



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