brokered convention


noun U.S. Politics.

a party convention in which many delegates are pledged to favorite sons who use their blocs of votes to bargain with leading candidates who lack a majority of delegate support.

Nearby words

  1. brokenhearted,
  2. brokenly,
  3. broker,
  4. broker-dealer,
  5. brokerage,
  6. broking,
  7. brolga,
  8. brolly,
  9. brom-,
  10. bromal


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