neoconservatism

[nee-oh-kuh n-sur-vuh-tiz-uh m]
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noun

moderate political conservatism espoused or advocated by former liberals or socialists.

Origin of neoconservatism

First recorded in 1960–65; neo- + conservatism
Related formsne·o·con·serv·a·tive, noun, adjective
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