pure democracy


a form of democracy in which the laws and policies are made directly by the citizens rather than by representatives.

Nearby words

  1. pure,
  2. pure absence,
  3. pure and simple,
  4. pure as the driven snow,
  5. pure culture,
  6. pure food and drug act,
  7. pure imaginary number,
  8. pure laine,
  9. pure land,
  10. pure land sects

Origin of pure democracy

First recorded in 1905–10

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