political movement

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Noun1.political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goalpolitical movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
Palestine Liberation Organization, PLO - a political movement uniting Palestinian Arabs in an effort to create an independent state of Palestine; when formed in 1964 it was a terrorist organization dominated by Yasser Arafat's al-Fatah; in 1968 Arafat became chairman; received recognition by the United Nations and by Arab states in 1974 as a government in exile; has played a largely political role since the creation of the Palestine National Authority
Sinn Fein - an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army
Red Guard - a radical political movement by Chinese youths who espoused Maoist principles
syndicalism - a radical political movement that advocates bringing industry and government under the control of labor unions
cadre, cell - a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement
foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
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Each new law and political movement has meaning for you.
It is easily answered: A child's handful of telegrams, mainly about European national and international political movements; letter-correspondence about the same things; market reports.
I don't think, in fact, that he ever moves outside his place; but somehow or other he has managed to keep in touch with all the political movements of the day."
ISLAMABAD -- The Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement (JKDPM) has said that India is suppressing the Kashmiris' freedom movement through military might but is destined to fail in its designs.
BAHAWALPUR -- A senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), Syed Tehseen Nawaz Gardezi has said that the Opposition wanted to run political movement in order to hide its corruption.
The media office of the former PM said that "during the meeting, they discussed the overall situation in the country and the political movement and executive and parliamentary action and correct it to serve the aspirations of our people." He added that it was also discussed the application of the government program and the importance of the implementation of plans and strategies for reconstruction and investment and the provision of services and employment opportunities and maintain the achievements of the past period and not to neglect them, in addition to holding provincial council elections./ End
Hai Baloch have expressed their deep concern over Government influence in by election on PB 35 Mastung vowing full political movement against attempts to rig the elections.
Umno's Deputy President Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has downplayed today his remark heralding a 'new political movement' between his party and its Islamist rival.
On Friday morning, members of a political movement, Lukman Mustapha Freedom Squad, comprising of indigenes of Isale Aluko area of the metropolis, being the family house of the Mustapha, trooped to the GRA, Flower Garden residence of the father, Alhaji Usman Mustapha, to ask him to endorse Alhaji Lukman Mustapha as a preferred aspirant for the governorship position between the two of his sons aspiring for the governorship position.
Starting off as a political movement primarily focused on securing the political and social rights of Pashtuns, Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement has now taken a rather concerning turn with it earning a supportive voice from Afghanistan and a bid to seek assistance from international mediatory bodies.
Ms Amirali said the greatest compliment we can pay to Bhagat Singh, Dada Amir Haider and Jam Saqi was to take the anti-establishment political movement forward that would challenge not only the unelected apparatus of the state but would also expose the opportunism and election-oriented interests of mainstream parties.
President Sirisena said that all the people's representatives should commit themselves to create a political movement free of fraud and corruption in keeping with the pledge of the SLFP.