Definition of grassroots
Recent Examples of grassroots from the Web
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Years before cleveland.com conceived its Western Reserve project to push for fair representation in northern Ohio, a grassroots group drafted its own declaration of self-governance to launch a fight for local control.
That grassroots effort is reflected in the quality of the products Big Spoon turns out.
In my 20-plus years I have been blessed to see some great performances at the grassroots level.
Vem Pra Rua, one of the main grassroots groups that organized protests against Rousseff, has also called for Temer’s resignation.
Larry O'Brien, a Kennedy political strategist, is quoted in the book expressing his surprise that the Massachusetts senator was left unchallenged at the grassroots level.
CEOs of larger companies, grassroots business organizations — and asked them about the need for investing in the XL Center.
Putin, who has publicly backed the legislation, also appears to be concerned by the strength of the grassroots movement against the project.
Consider Joe Trippi, former head of Howard Dean's presidential machine, and Scott Heiferman, cofounder and CEO of Meetup.com, two men who used the Internet to rewire grassroots organizing.
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Origin and Etymology of grassroots
First Known Use: 1907
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