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young Turk

n. a contentious young person who goes against the system. The young Turks are acting up again.
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The Young Turks swept into the party leadership during its election two years ago in the face of PAS's disastrous outing during the 2004 general election.
It doesn't then surprise us to learn that these reformers only vaguely sided with the Young Turk movement against the Hamidian state, and as vaguely from there to an inevitable rupture with the Young Turks.
Two riders from Mindanao, one a proven winner and a young turk, upstaged their rivals from Luzon to dominate the MMF Supercross Championship 2018 at the MX Messiah Fairgrounds in Taytay, Rizal.
of Massachusetts at Amherst) critically interrogates the competing historiographies regarding the question of whether the Young Turk regime committed genocide against its Armenian population and attempts to establish what we can conclusively know about the tragedy.
Once the thrusting young turk of BBC current affairs (albeit a short-tempered one), Paxo now seems as fogeyish as the rest of us.
This week it featured a young Turk who liked nothing better than to eat pizza and play on his Play Station.
Because the young Turk, who hails from Istanbul and once studied with Streb, uses essentially the same motifs and vocabulary.
Educated privately and at the School of Political Science in Constantinople, Gurpinar entered on a career in the Turkish civil service, retiring in 1908 at the time of the Young Turk revolution.
The men's Elite Pro is a tossup among former champions that include a retired five-time world champion, a young turk and a three-time IronMan Philippines titlist.
Unlike his mother, the young Turk wants to make a career in direction.
YOUNG TURK: Rod looks delighted as a picture of new son Alastair, wearing a Celtic shirt, is flashed up on the giant screen, main picture.
Tarhan was a follower of the Tanzimat school of literature (based on a 19th-century political reform movement) and was influenced by his patriotic predecessor, the Young Turk writer Namik Kemal.
In his speech to the partys conference he addressed directly the widely-reported manoeuvring by rising stars Nick Clegg and Chris Huhne, saying They [the media] seem to be obsessed with young Turks. Im in favour of young Turks, in fact I was a young Turk myself once.
But on the way to losing every penny she hasn't got as well as her young Turk, no woman has the right to ruin her children's lives along with her own.
One young Turk was ticked off by Environment spokesman and former party vice-chairman Archie Norman for wanting to get a plum seat straight away.