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  • adjective Not revolutionary.


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un- +‎ revolutionary


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  • South Africa's foreign minister Saturday voiced strong support for land reform in Zimbabwe, saying during a visit here that it would be "unrevolutionary" to criticise the controversial programme, state television said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002

  • The revolution continued to harden throughout the early 1960s, as a more stringent party line was established in workplaces and Committees for the Defence of the Revolution were set up to report on "unrevolutionary" behaviour.

    New Statesman Simon Reid-Henry 2009

  • I wonder if John Lewis and other veterans of the civil rights movement would be so quick to rally around Barack Obama today if they knew his political mentor considered the lives of black patrons in Detroit to be merely "unrevolutionary" collateral damage.

    Classical Values 2008

  • The hottest debate on the bill was over a relatively unrevolutionary increase in fines on drunk driving and other violations, and where the estimated $250 million of additional income would end up.

    Interstate 69 Matt Dellinger 2010

  • To state the story differently: spending on housing, automobiles, furniture, toys, fast food, physicians and dentists -- almost everything that is routine and unrevolutionary -- has rescued the economy from the collapsed investment in telecom networks and dot-coms and from the depressing effects of fallen stock prices.


  • You can still eat a totally unrevolutionary Spanish meal anywhere in Spain today -- saffron rice, eggplant, Iberian ham and lots of grilled fish -- but at the high end, chefs keep on reinventing the dishes they grew up with.

    What's Next in Spain 2008

  • As is the case in many provinces, ill-discipline and unrevolutionary conduct of the membership, including some senior leadership of the organisation has been on the increase in the province, particularly over the last three years.

    Organisational Report 2007

  • You need to convince the hugely unrevolutionary majority that their actions will bring results and that these results will be good.

    Having A Riot 2007

  • A reasonable taxonomy of political positions begins by noticing that even the left wing of the Democratic party is made up of social democrats similar in outlook to the SPD in Germany or the socialists in France, i.e. decidely unrevolutionary people who support a capitalist economy moderated by government action.

    A Study in Anti-Evolution Shamelessness - The Panda's Thumb 2005

  • "It would be unrevolutionary to say it is wrong to give land," she added.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002


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