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adjective basic elements, collective, common, comprehensive, extensive, far-reaching, from the bottom up, general, general public, global, groundswell, large-scale, omnibus, ordinary, popular, prevalent, rank and file, substantial, sweeping, the masses, total, universal
Associated concepts: grass-roots political support
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If we can develop grass-roots tennis in Wales, and double the number of our players, then the chances of us producing the next Andy Murray or Johanna Konta will be much higher.
Party Branch Work Rules" includes eight chapters 50, focusing on grass-roots party branches duties, organizational setting, team building, party building, institution-building, security, and other mechanisms to make specific clearly defined.
WRU chairman, David Pickering, added: "The Welsh Rugby Union is committed to ensuring the grass-roots game is protected and developed.
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The association gave out grass-roots toolkits to attendees of its Regional Chain Conference, which began Sunday in Bonita Springs, Fla.
Democrats can also learn from grass-roots electoral models that already exist in cities like Los Angeles and Boston that are engaging voters through up-close and ongoing contact through house parties and meet-ups.
Insurance agents and small insurance companies are quite possibly one of the best grass-roots, street-level advocacy groups that tort-reform coalitions can tap into," said Steve Browning, the coalition director.
Joining the Board for the grass-roots organizing discussion will be David Warren, president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, John Wilhelm, president of the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union, Dwight Stenbakken, director of legislation, policy development, and grass-roots for the League of California Cities and Cynthia Hudson of August Consulting Inc.
We are an interesting group -- grass-roots to corporate," said John Doswell, the chairman of the FOHP, who added that, in his view, "we are making progress.
based associations recognize that grass-roots coalition building takes place in other countries, but it does, asserts Edward Grefe, chief political consultant for Legislative Demographic Services, Arlington, Virginia.
These voyagers fast-forwarded to the future in the initial phase of the CPA Vision Process--a massive grass-roots effort by the accounting profession to reposition itself for the challenges it will face in the 21st century and the first time any American profession has engaged in a visioning project of such magnitude.