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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: domination of a political organization by a party boss

Merriam Webster's

noun see boss III

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bossism Boss"ism, n. The rule or practices of bosses, esp. political bosses. [Slang, U. S.]

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Machtpolitik, Realpolitik, Tammany Hall, arbitrariness, authoritarianism, authoritativeness, autocraticalness, career politics, confrontation politics, consensus politics, domineering, domineeringness, economics in action, empirical politics, imperativeness, imperiousness, kid-glove politics, lordliness, machine politics, magisterialness, magistrality, masterfulness, overbearance, overbearing, overbearingness, partisan politics, partisanism, peanut politics, peremptoriness, petty politics, politics, polity, pork-barrel politics, power politics, practical politics, pressure-group politics, reform politics, silk-stocking politics, tyrannicalness, ward politics



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