noun, plural de·moc·ra·cies.
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Origin of democracy
OTHER WORDS FROM democracyan·ti·de·moc·ra·cy, noun, plural an·ti·de·moc·ra·cies, adjectivenon·de·moc·ra·cy, noun, plural non·de·moc·ra·cies.pre·de·moc·ra·cy, noun, plural pre·de·moc·ra·cies.pro·de·moc·ra·cy, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for democracy
A second document was titled: “Gambia Reborn: A Charter for Transition from Dictatorship to Democracy and Development.”
Faal told the FBI that his group was trying “restore democracy to The Gambia and improve the lives of its people.”
Actually, the guessing game is over; the weddings have begun, as have weird attempts to circumvent our constitutional democracy.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That Stone would slander the democratic, pro-Western, EuroMaidan revolution as a CIA coup is no surprise.
But failing that, he advised pro-immigration reform Republican candidates such as former Gov. Jeb Bush to just skip the state.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?|Tim Mak|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was so zealous a partisan of democracy, and of Cromwell, that the authorities frequently placed him in a straight jacket.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In addition, the currency notes of the Government served in the place pro tanto of the Bank of England notes.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
“Lecompton” constitution of Kansas was a pro-slavery document which Buchanan favoured.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Nam Sacerdos ille, qui huc ante nos aduenerat, nostro statim adutu in Galliam sua ipse sponte & pro veteri desiderio remigrauit.
Domi primm dedimus operam, vt pro nostris viribus officium Ecclesiasticum ne deesset.
British Dictionary definitions for democracy
noun plural -cies
Word Origin for democracy
Cultural definitions for democracy
A system of government in which power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives.