grassroots grassroots  /ˈɡræs ˈruts/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) fundamental
  2. (adj) of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group

Usage(s):

  1. His early success suggests that the Internet may prove to be the great modern means of creating grassroots momentum.
  2. Soccer has been slow to catch on in China, but a few grassroots amateur leagues around Beijing are beginning to give Chinese fans hope.
  3. TreeHugger is the most complete of the hundreds of grassroots green blogs; think of it as the Wal-Mart of sustainability, if you can imagine Wal Mart being sustainable.

News

  1. Craven Arts Council accepting Grassroots Arts grant applications

    Craven Arts Council & Gallery is accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program sub-grants through July 26.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Bern Sun Journal

  2. Grassroots Research Releases Comprehensive GrowLife Research Report with $0.22 Cent Price Target

    WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTCQB: PHOT), a provider of highly effective indoor growing technologies and unique lifestyle brands, is pleased to announce that Grassroots ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Groupon Grassroots Launches International Environmental Campaign with WWF

    Today Groupon Grassroots , Groupon’s leading social innovation program, is partnering with WWF to globally address a common cause - the environment - by launching more than 20 campaigns around the world.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. RMT general secretary Bob Crow said: "RMT members up and down the country are leading a grassroots campaign to get the invitation to David Cameron to address the TUC pulled and we have already made it clear that if he does pitch up, we will lead a...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bob Crow Source: Journal Live

  2. "Today, we are proud to put our organization's grassroots and political support behind the pro-choice candidate whom we believe will secure the Democratic nomination and advance to the general election," NARAL president Nancy Keenan said in a...
    on May 14, 2008 By: Nancy Keenan Source: WLWT

  3. "We need the resources to build the national grassroots network for the Obama agenda. We need to make sure the president is successful and that the administration fulfills his promises," Buckley said.
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Ray Buckley Source: Long Beach Press-Telegram

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