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  • n. Plural form of centralist.


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  • However, it failed to produce a reform of the papal office and strengthened the demand by 'centralists' that popes not be subject to the decisions of councils.


  • Yet the quiet ones, the ones who do not have to shout and scream because they are in the middle, neither left or right, but right where the founding fathers designed this country to function, these middle centralists are using only one tool to measure policy and that is the U.S. Constitution.

    Hoffman aides downplay 'un-concession'

  • The liberals were known as federalists and the conservatives (who favored not less but more government) as centralists.

    Vicente Guerrero: a study in triumph and tragedy (1782–1831)

  • Bravo's unsuccessful revolt pretty much destroyed the power of the centralists but antagonism between liberals and conservatives survived as the federalists split into two factions.

    Vicente Guerrero: a study in triumph and tragedy (1782–1831)

  • These factions were also aligned with two wings of Masonry, the centralists favoring the Scottish rite and the federalists the York rite.

    Vicente Guerrero: a study in triumph and tragedy (1782–1831)

  • The battle lines of the elections are largely between sectarian and tribal groupings and between the centralists and the federalists.

    James Denselow: Obama's Iraqi Road Bump

  • Those unreconstructed centralists at The Sun's 'The Whip' column have picked up my press release on Alan Johnson's idea of putting the school leaving age up to 18 and claimed that I am at odds with our English Education Spokesperson, Sarah Teather.

    The Sun and devolution

  • The conflict was between federalists, who wanted an autonomous Macedonia in Balkan federation, and centralists, who wanted annexation with Bulgaria.

    1924, April

  • The conflict between centralists (unitarios) and federalists (federales) intensified.

    b. The Rio De La Plata

  • "This is never expressed in party manifestos because it would alienate the democratic centralists (read socialists), but it appears very powerful in the very consistent and active promotion of black interests in tender policies, affirmative action and small business development," says Schlemmer.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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