[nee-oh-kuh n-sur-vuh-tiz-uh m] /ˌni oʊ kənˈsɜr vəˌtɪz əm/
moderate political espoused or advocated by former liberals or socialists.
noun 1. (in the US) a right-wing tendency that originated amongst supporters of the political left and has become characterized by its support of hawkish foreign policies
[nee-oh-kuh n-sur-vuh-tiz-uh m] /ˌni oʊ kənˈsɜr vəˌtɪz əm/ noun 1. moderate political espoused or advocated by former liberals or socialists.
n. also neoconservative; used in the modern sense by 1979: My Republican vote [in the 1972 presidential election] produced little shock waves in the New York intellectual community. It didn’t take long – a year or two – for the socialist writer Michael Harrington to come up with the term “neoconservative” to describe a renegade […]
[nee-oh-kawr-teks] /ˌni oʊˈkɔr tɛks/ noun, plural neocortices [nee-oh-kawr-tuh-seez] /ˌni oʊˈkɔr təˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. the largest and evolutionarily most recent portion of the , composed of complex, layered tissue, the site of most of the higher brain functions. neocortex ne·o·cor·tex (nē’ō-kôr’těks’) n. See isocortex.