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boosterism

[boo-stuh-riz-uh m] /ˈbu stəˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
the action or policy of enthusiastically promoting something, as a city, product, or way of life:
boosterism about the latest world's fair.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; booster + -ism
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Examples for boosterism
  • In addition to outlining the anger and grief of some residents, it also focuses on the fearfulness and boosterism of others.
  • The furthering of business became a primary focus of boosterism once settlers were attracted.
  • Directed at tourists, these descriptions often amounted to boosterism on a national scale.
  • Our major newspapers are buying into this boosterism scenario, not looking at what is really going on and not telling the people.
British Dictionary definitions for boosterism

boosterism

/ˈbuːstəˌrɪzəm/
noun
1.
the practice of actively promoting a city, region, etc, and its local businesses
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