democratic centralism

noun

the Leninist principle that policy should be decided centrally by officials, who are nominally democratically elected

Nearby words

  1. demobilize,
  2. democracy,
  3. democracy in america,
  4. democrat,
  5. democratic,
  6. democratic deficit,
  7. democratic party,
  8. democratic republic of congo,
  9. democratic socialism,
  10. democratic-republican party

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