Definitions

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  • n. A member of the Parti Québécois.
  • adj. Pertaining to the Parti Québécois.

Etymologies

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Borrowing of French péquiste, from the abbreviation PQ < Parti Québécois + -iste.

Examples

  • With more than half of the 172 polls reporting, the Pequiste held a lead in the popular vote by 59 per cent to 24 per cent over the Liberal.

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  • That was the legislative label of the landmark language law tabled by the first Pequiste government of Rene Levesque in 1977, and it restricted the use of English store signs and access to English-language schools.

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  • In introducing the Pequiste cultural platform Thursday, Marois also promised a new French-language law - which she described as a new Bill 101.

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  • Pequiste posteriors would not be such an easy target, his detractors sniffed.

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  • That is the one idea which is common to the Pequiste in the province of Quebec, to the coal miner out of work in Cape Breton, to the bank teller whose job is literally disappearing to technology, to the newest, most freshly minted separatist in the province of Alberta, or to the rising tide of individuals who are not just angry but enraged about abortion or interest rates or crime or about some other singular question which our system was once considered capable of resolving and now is not.

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