multiparty

[muhl-tee-pahr-tee, muhl-tahy-]

Origin of multiparty

First recorded in 1905–10; multi- + party
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Examples from the Web for multiparty

Contemporary Examples of multiparty

  • In 1958, Venezuela packed off its last military dictator and established a multiparty democracy.

  • Turkey's AKP transformed itself after it broke with a more radical Islamist base to adapt in a multiparty atmosphere.

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    Turkey's Lessons for Egypt

    Afsin Yurdakul

    February 19, 2011

  • Turkey's experiment with a multiparty system started five in the 1950s; Egypt's is just beginning.

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    Turkey's Lessons for Egypt

    Afsin Yurdakul

    February 19, 2011

  • The Rwandan Constitution sets forth the basic tenets of democracy and provides for a multiparty system.

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    A Nation's Hopes Imperiled

    Georgette Gagnon

    April 30, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for multiparty

multiparty

adjective
  1. of or relating to a state, political system, etc, in which more than one political party is permittedmultiparty democracy
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