democratic deficit

noun

any situation in which there is believed to be a lack of democratic accountability and control over the decision-making process

Nearby words

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

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