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rallying cry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrallying cryˈrallying ˌcry noun [singular]  a word or phrase used to unite people in support of an idea ‘Land and Liberty’ was the rallying cry of revolutionary Mexico.
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rallying cryThis rhetoric offers both a posthoc justification for the changes, and a rallying cry for implementation.Public order is an election rallying cry and fear of crime can influence practice as well as policy.Self-denial and self-help, however, would make a poor rallying cry for the hustings.It has been a radical rallying cry ever since Lenin laid it down as doctrine.Newspapers sometimes appeared to be providing the rallying cry for future demonstration.That was the rallying cry of Nelson Mandela's finely crafted speech.
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