Examples of centrist in a Sentence
The candidate hopes to appeal to centrists nationwide.
the centrists will most likely rally behind the candidate who favors reforming the government program—not abolishing it entirely
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AFP Contributor AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Thursday tapped Fed Governor Jerome Powell to become head of the U.S. central bank, promoting a soft-spoken centrist to replace Janet Yellen when her term expires in February 2018.
Philip Levine, the mayor of Miami Beach who describes himself as a radical centrist, is running for Florida governor in the Democratic Party.
More voters in Germany define themselves as centrist than in any of the other six largest European states, according to a recent survey.
Armando Ríos Piter, a technocratic senator from the southern state of Guerrero, is seen by some as a Mexican answer to Emmanuel Macron, the centrist who won France’s presidential election just a year after founding his own party.
Clinton positioned himself a centrist standing between the conservative extremism of Ronald Reagan and the older liberalism of FDR and LBJ.
Meirelles is more optimistic, saying that the Brazilian population would reject the type of economic populism that helped trigger the recession and that a centrist, more technocratic candidate stand a good chance in next year’s race.
Then a powerful voice, which had been reliably centrist until the weekend, emerged as a proponent of a more forceful protest.
Repeatedly, his efforts to win over reluctant conservatives with legislative tweaks cost him the support of hesitating centrists and vice versa.
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