English to Afrikaans Meaning :: centrist

Centrist :
gematigde
- gematigde

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Noun(1) a person who takes a position in the political center
Adjective(1) supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative

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(1) Why are there less overtly political left-wing or centrist weblogs?(2) He's also the new head of the Democratic Leadership Council, which advocates centrist policies to the Democratic Party.(3) However, the government followed right-wing, not centrist policies for the next three years.(4) The premise was that a candidate who was acceptable to those states would be centrist and capable of recapturing the White House.(5) He may join some left centrist grouping or lend himself to being used by the right as an independent populist.(6) All that he represents is a very centrist view, with regard to New Zealand society as it is.(7) Yet this goes against the controlling centrist instincts of policy makers and increasingly global business, which need quick, easily measurable results.(8) The mainstream, on both sides, backs a moderate, centrist approach to relations with China.(9) It was probably some combination of liberal blindness, centrist caution, and simple lack of imagination.(10) We just have conservatives and Leftists - though both our major political parties are very centrist .(11) So how did the Court arrive at such a sane and centrist position?(12) Labour has reached its current position of dominance precisely because of the centrist policies people like Blair and Brown espouse.(13) In Congress, centrist forces are gradually disappearing.(14) Further, winning presidential candidates tend to be more centrist in their political language than losers.(15) Moreover, he was something new in this state with an historic taste for populism - a centrist populist.(16) Some very bright people develop moderate or centrist proposals and hope that elected officials implement them.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. middle-of-the-road ::
middel van die pad
Noun
2. moderate ::
matige
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