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synonyms for grassroots

  • central
  • constitutional
  • crucial
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • essential
  • indispensable
  • integral
  • intrinsic
  • major
  • necessary
  • paramount
  • principal
  • radical
  • significant
  • structural
  • theoretical
  • underlying
  • vital
  • bottom
  • cardinal
  • first
  • key
  • organic
  • original
  • primary
  • prime
  • primitive
  • requisite
  • supporting
  • axiological
  • axiomatic
  • basal
  • bottom-line
  • constitutive
  • foundational
  • meat-and-potatoes
  • primordial
  • rudimentary
  • substratal
  • substrative
  • sustaining
  • underived
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antonyms for grassroots

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  • accessory
  • auxiliary
  • extrinsic
  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • learned
  • least
  • lesser
  • minor
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • secondary
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • additional
  • advanced
  • extra
  • subordinate
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How to use grassroots in a sentence

This victory would be impossible without the incredible work of hundreds of grassroots volunteers.
SARAH MCBRIDE WINS PRIMARY, LIKELY TO BE FIRST OUT TRANS STATE SENATOR IN U.S.CHRIS JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Maskhane, a grassroots organization, brings together natural-language-processing researchers from Africa to bolster machine-translation work that has neglected nondominant languages.
AI ETHICS GROUPS ARE REPEATING ONE OF SOCIETY’S CLASSIC MISTAKESAMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The “Drag Ambassadors” have hosted dozens of grassroots events throughout the year to encourage their audiences to register and have a plan for voting.
VIRTUAL DRAG OUT THE VOTE EVENT FEATURES ‘DRAG RACE’ ALUMSTEPH PURIFOYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
She had to promise them that her grassroots organization, Girls United for Human Rights, would arrange for the girl’s books and school uniform.
THE TEENAGER BREAKING UP CHILD MARRIAGES, DOOR TO DOORPALLABI MUNSISEPTEMBER 2, 2020OZY
It started with a grassroots effort and is doing some wonderful things.
PRIVATE BORDER WALL FUNDRAISERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON FRAUD CHARGESBY PERLA TREVIZO, JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND LEXI CHURCHILLAUGUST 20, 2020PROPUBLICA
I’m talking more about initiatives and policy and grassroots things that are happening.
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (EP. 417)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 7, 2020FREAKONOMICS
His eye to the grassroots, Gramps had long ago understood that everything was as old as creation itself and yet was eternally new.
THE BLACK FAWNJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
I saw the indications of richness there, and, overturning the earth with my pick, found gold among the very grassroots.
AT THE TIME APPOINTEDA. MAYNARD BARBOUR
Goals 2000 links world-class standards to grassroots reforms and I hope Congress will pass it without delay.
COMPLETE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES FROM 1790 TO 2006VARIOUS
In my budget, I propose a grassroots campaign to help inform families about these medical risks.
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