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centrist

noun cen·trist \ˈsen-trist\

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

Full Definition of CENTRIST

1
often capitalized :  a member of a center party
2
:  a person who holds moderate views
cen·trism \-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>

First Known Use of CENTRIST

1872

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