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Rooseveltian

[ roh-zuh-vel-tee-uhn; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-vel-tee-uhn ]
/ ˌroʊ zəˈvɛl ti ən; spelling pronunciation ˌru zəˈvɛl ti ən /
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adjective

of, pertaining to, advocating, or following the principles, views, or policies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or of Theodore Roosevelt.

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Origin of Rooseveltian

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; Roosevelt + -ian
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