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Hustings Meaning in Context from 601 Words

Hustings meaning and synonyms used in real context with images and illustrations for advanced learners of English from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam. Practice listening and reading comprehension with the word, hustings.

/ˈhʌstɪŋz/ (noun)

Hustings meaning

an election platform or meeting in which candidates address potential voters and answer their questions


A hustings originally referred to a native Germanic governing assembly. By metonymy, the term may now refer to any event, such as debates or speeches, during an election campaign where one or more of the candidates are present.

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