Big-tent

big tent

noun
a political party's or coalition's policy or doctrine of allowing and encouraging a wide range of beliefs, opinions, and views among its members.

big-tent, adjective
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big tent
 
n
a.  a political approach in which a party claims to be open to a wide spectrum of constituents and groups
 b.  (as modifier): big-tent politics

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big-tent
in reference to political parties welcoming all sorts and not being ideologically narrow, attested by 1987 in Amer.Eng.
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