noun, often capitalized L&C

Definition of left–center

  1. :  a political group or an organized party belonging to the Center but closely associated with the Left in policies and practice in Denmark … the Liberals represented the Right-Center and the Radicals the Left-Center — Barbara & Robert North — compare right-center

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Origin and Etymology of left–center

translation of French centre gauche

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capable of being understood in two ways

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