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ad captandum vulgus

[ ahd kahp-tahn-doom -wool-goos; English ad kap-tan-duhm -vuhl-guhs ]
/ ɑd kɑpˈtɑn dʊm ˈwʊl gʊs; English æd kæpˈtæn dəm ˈvʌl gəs /
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Latin.

in order to please the mob.

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Origin of ad captandum vulgus

Literally, “for courting the crowd”

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