One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the principles and policies of the Spanish dictator General Franco.‘victims of Francoist repression’
- ‘Other streets named after Francoist generals were also changed.’
- ‘Then in 1936 came the civil war and Eduardo, not yet seventeen, volunteered on the Francoist side.’
- ‘Even during the recent economic crisis, with millions of Spaniards searching for work, there was no sign of revival in Francoist sentiment.’
- ‘They contributed to the expansion of civil society under the late Francoist regime, thus helping to prepare the ground for the formal political transition.’
- ‘It would be wrong and absurd to say that the Spanish right is Francoist.’
An advocate of the principles and policies of the Spanish dictator General Franco.‘he was a fervent Francoist’
- ‘He defied the hopes of the Francoists for an extension of autocratic rule.’
- ‘For all his enthusiasm, Alonso admits that there are few genuine Francoists in Spain today.’
- ‘"I am a Francoist, I adore the memory of General Franco."’
- ‘The Francoists took control of Spain through a comprehensive and methodical war of attrition.’
- ‘But to paint him as a card-carrying Francoist is wrong, stresses Carreno.’
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