Populism Named Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year

Posted on:02 Dec 2017 15:13:12
Populism Named Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year
02 December 2017 Current Affairs: The word 'populism' has been announced as Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year 2017.

The dictionary defined populism as "political ideas and activities that are intended to get the support of ordinary people by giving them what they want".

It said searches for 'populism' rose when Pope Francis made statements warning against its rising tide.
The word 'populism' has been announced as Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year 2017.

The dictionary defined populism as "political ideas and activities that are intended to get the support of ordinary people by giving them what they want".

It said searches for 'populism' rose when Pope Francis made statements warning against its rising tide.

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