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Grassroots

Meanings and phrases

grassroots

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. fundamental
  2. of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group

grassroots level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The N'Ko script is increasingly used on a grassroots level for the Maninka language.
  • Trukai has a strong focus on community and encouraging healthy lifestyles at the grassroots level in PNG.
  • They brought in a less conservative membership at the grassroots level, although the old guard was still prominent in parliamentary roles.

grassroots organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its success lies in the dynamic grassroots organization of peasants with other peasants.
  • It was a public-relations campaign appearing to be a grassroots organization (an "Astroturf group").
  • Healthier in the EU is a grassroots organization making the health case for continued EU membership.

grassroots movement

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new organization had two main purposes: attracting more Federal support, and creating a truly grassroots movement.
  • It was established in October 2011 as a grassroots movement inspired by a manifesto on blogs and center-right platforms.
  • A truly grassroots movement would debunk the myth of outside agitators that the state of Mississippi commonly used to defend its own position.

grassroots organizations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Fund provides modest grants to grassroots organizations (i.e., those with annual budgets of less than $250,000).
  • The MATCH Fund's responsive funding to these grassroots organizations allows for new innovative ideas and resistance.
  • Its goal is to create media content and promotion for grassroots organizations working on social and environmental issues.

grassroots campaign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The auction was avoided due to $109,000 (USD) in donations through a grassroots campaign.
  • He carried out a grassroots campaign, canvassing his constituency door-to-door, mainly on foot.
  • After a six-year grassroots campaign, the Governor of New York signed the Domestic Worker's Bill of Rights.
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