grassroots
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grassroots(
grahs
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ruts
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (popular)
a. de las bases
Although his colleagues don't have a high opinion of him, our leader enjoys substantial grassroots support.Aunque sus colegas no lo tienen en alta estima, nuestro líder goza de un apoyo considerable de las bases.
b. de base
There seems to be a growing grassroots movement to topple the government.Parece que hay un movimiento de base cada vez mayor para derribar el gobierno.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (common people)
a. las bases
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The party leadership has lost contact with the grassroots.La dirigencia partidaria ha perdido contacto con las bases.
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grassroots
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. bases fpl
grass-roots opinionla opinión de las bases
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grass-roots [ˈɡrɑːsˈruːts]
adjective
[+movement] de base; [+support, opinion] de las bases
grass-roots politics política (f) donde se trata de los problemas corrientes de la gente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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