neoconservatism

neoconservatism

[nee-oh-kuhn-sur-vuh-tiz-uhm]
noun
moderate political conservatism espoused or advocated by former liberals or socialists.

Origin:
1960–65; neo- + conservatism

neoconservative, noun, adjective
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neoconservatism

noun
an approach to politics or theology that represents a return to a traditional point of view (in contrast to more liberal or radical schools of thought of the 1960s) 
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