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Tory

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ToryTo‧ry /ˈtɔːri/ noun (plural Tories) [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š PPGa member of the British Conservative Party πŸ”Š a lifelong Tory β€”Tory adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š Tory principles
Examples from the Corpus
Toryβ€’ The implication of the ad was that Labour had produced mass unemployment and the Tories would cure it.β€’ It provides us with an appeal to a constituency the Tories have been allowed to monopolise.β€’ Michael Fallon, defending Darlington for the Tories, said health service reforms were working and were backed by doctors.β€’ They took 5 seats from the Tories to win control of the hung Council.β€’ No other alternative to the Tories is on offer.β€’ The Tories reply with accusations of scaremongering.β€’ The Tories therefore would fall 12 seats short of an overall majority.
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