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- 1. popular (vs. unpopular), best-selling(predicate), fashionable, favorite, favourite, hot, touristed, touristy
- usage: regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public; "a popular tourist attraction"; "a popular girl"; "cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular"
- 2. popular, democratic (vs. undemocratic)
- usage: carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large; "the popular vote"; "popular representation"; "institutions of popular government"
- 3. democratic, popular, common (vs. uncommon)
- usage: representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large; "democratic art forms"; "a democratic or popular movement"; "popular thought"; "popular science"; "popular fiction"
- 4. popular, pop, nonclassical (vs. classical)
- usage: (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
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