power base

noun

Definition of power base

  1. :  a base of political support

Examples of power base in a Sentence

  1. Both candidates are doing whatever they can to raise money from their power bases.

  2. Most of her power base is in the city.

First Known Use of power base

1959


POWER BASE Defined for English Language Learners

power base

noun

Definition of power base for English Language Learners

  • : the area or group of people that provides the main support for a particular political candidate


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