Naderism (n.) 1969, in reference to the methods of U.S. lawyer and consumer advocate Ralph Nader (b.1934) + -ISM (Cf. -ism).

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  • naderism — na·der·ism …   English syllables

  • naderism — ˈnādəˌrizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Ralph Nader b1934 American consumer advocate + English ism : the promotion of consumer interests especially by public outcry against dangerous or defective goods …   Useful english dictionary

  • Na|der|ism — «NAY duh rihz uhm», noun. consumer protection, especially by exposing business practices detrimental to consumers; consumerism: »The emergence of a sort of British hybrid of Naderism is apparent in the way…major United Kingdom companies are the… …   Useful english dictionary

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