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agitprop (AJ-it-prop) noun
Propaganda, especially one that's political in nature, disseminated through art, drama, literature, etc.
[From Russian Agitpróp, from agitatsiya (agitation) + propaganda.]
Agitpróp was originally the name of the propaganda arms of the Central Committee and local committees of the Russian Communist Party in the former USSR.
Today's word in Visual Thesaurus.
"And Stuff Happens will, reportedly, be even more of a hybrid. It is
said to be not agitprop or documentary but a written play."
"(Rob) Stein didn't begrudge the manufacturers of corporatist agitprop
the successful distribution of their product in the national markets
for the portentous catch-phrase and the camera-ready slogan."
This week's theme: words borrowed from other languages.
No one ever ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward. -Amar Gopal Bose, electrical engineer, inventor, founder Bose Corp. (1929- )
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