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  Definition of democracy
  1. the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group
  2. the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  3. a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
Similar Words: majority rule, republic, commonwealth

 

Hyponyms: Weimar Republic, parliamentary democracy

 

Derivational Morphology: democratize, democratise

 

Anagrams: comradery

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: demokratija   Breton: demokratelezh  
Bulgarian: демокрация   Catalan: democràcia  
Chinese: 民主   Danish: demokrati  
Dutch: democratie   Esperanto: demokratia  
Estonian: demokraatia   Finnish: demokratia  
French: démocratie   German: Demokratie  
Greek: δημοκρατία   Hebrew: דמוקרטיה  
Hindi: [lokatantra   Icelandic: lýðræði  
Indonesian: demokrasi   Irish: daonláthas  
Italian: democrazia   Japanese: 民主主義  
Latin: democratia   Latvian: demokrātija  
Lithuanian: demokratija   Macedonian: Демократија  
Maltese: demokrazija   Norwegian: demokrati  
Polish: demokracja   Portuguese: democracia  
Romanian: democraţie   Russian: демократия  
Spanish: democracia   Swedish: demokrati  
Telugu: ప్రజాస్వామ్యం   Ukrainian: демократія  
 
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