"grassroots leader" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

IPA: /ˈɡɹɑːsɹuːts ˈliːdə/ [UK] Forms: grassroots leaders [plural]
Etymology: Compound noun formed with English elements. Compare U.S. English (grassroots) A rank used to describe a political party of bottom-up management structure. Head templates: {{en-noun}} grassroots leader (plural grassroots leaders)
  1. (Singapore) A government-appointed volunteer who serves in an organisation with the main purpose of bridging the gap between the Singapore Government and the people. Tags: Singapore Categories (topical): Government Related terms: grassroots organization (alt: GRO)

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          "ref": "1985, Low Mei Mei, The Straits Times (Singapore), page 12",
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          "text": "Our grassroots leaders decided to upgrade it into a modern CC to serve residents better.",
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          "ref": "2010, People's Association (Singapore), (Online)",
          "text": "Members of the public will be able to better identify their grassroots leaders and district councillors with the implementation of the new PA identity card."
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          "text": "2017, Lim Yangchen , Straits Times, 7 Oct (Online) Bishan East-Thomson Constituency grassroots leader Edmund Lim said: \"This is a way of educating our younger generation... to be aware of the importance of caring for our elderly.\""
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