noun (sometimes lowercase)
a group of conservatives whose views diverge from those of traditional conservatives, as in being more staunchly opposed to abortion or defense cuts.
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Origin of New Right
First recorded in 1965–70
OTHER WORDS FROM New RightNew Rightist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for New Right
a range of radical right-wing groups and ideologies which advocate laissez-faire economic policies, anti-welfarism, and the belief in the rights of the individual over the common good
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