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neoconservatism

[nee-oh-kuh n-sur-vuh-tiz-uh m] /ˌni oʊ kənˈsɜr vəˌtɪz əm/
noun
1.
moderate political conservatism espoused or advocated by former liberals or socialists.
Origin of neoconservatism
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; neo- + conservatism
Related forms
neoconservative, noun, adjective
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