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Noun Concept
Categories: Public choice theory, Political concepts, Public administration, Political whips, Organized crime activity
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machine  political machine  City machine  city machines  machine politics
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A group that controls the activities of a political party WordNet 3.0
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politics
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A group that controls the activities of a political party WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In the politics of representative democracies, a political machine is a party organization that recruits its members by the use of tangible incentives and that is characterized by a high degree of leadership control over member activity. Wikipedia
A vote-delivering and political power-broking system Wikipedia Disambiguation
Type of political group Wikidata
Especially, the group that controls a political or similar organization; a combination of persons acting together for a common purpose, with the agencies which they use. Wiktionary
Group that controls an organization. Wiktionary (translation)
A local political organization or individual politician that controls a large number of personal votes and can therefore exert political influence, and is therefore often viewed as scandalous. Wiktionary
Political organization. Wiktionary (translation)
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He was endorsed by the Democratic machine WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet