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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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White House political scandal that came to light during the 1972 presidential campaign, growing out of a break-in at the Democratic party headquarters at the Watergate apartment-office complex in Washington, D.C., and, after Congressional hearings, culmin; any scandal involving abuses of power, corruption, or the like, and attempts to cover them up

Usage examples (36)
  • And the president also referring to the post-Watergate era.
  • The post-Watergate atmosphere of 1974 caused a rout of Republicans.
  • Secret Honor gives us a fictionalised, post-Watergate Richard Nixon.
  • The Millard Fillmore Society started in the post-Watergate era of the 1970's. for more
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