Definition of 'pander'
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Lead public taste rather than merely pander to its whims. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Try to take into account reasonable preferences which do not pander too much to their whims. The Sun (2011)Our politicians should not pander to such archaic customs. The Sun (2015)Any pandering politician who claims to be able to do the same must be honest about which bakery he is looting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So democracies have a tendency to waste money pandering to those who vote but don't pay. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Stop pandering to her, tell her to pay her own way. The Sun (2014)The Government need to protect law-abiding citizens and stop pandering to thugs. The Sun (2009)Our Government is out on a limb; time to climb down and stop pandering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. pander is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'pander'
British English: pander VERB
If you pander to someone or to their wishes, you do everything that they want, often to get some advantage for yourself.
He has offended the party's traditional base by pandering to the rich and the middle classes.
- American English: pander
- Brazilian Portuguese: satisfazer algo ou alguém geralmente para obter alguma vantagem em troca
- Chinese: 迎合
- European Spanish: consentir
- French: se plier
- German: nachgeben
- Italian: essere accomodante
- Japanese: こびる
- Korean: ~에 영합하다
- European Portuguese: satisfazer algo ou alguém geralmente para obter alguma vantagem em troca
- Spanish: consentir
Definition of pander from the Collins English Dictionary
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