History/Historical. a political party in Germany advocating a form of social organization based on the economic and political ideology of Karl Marx.
any of several European political parties advocating a gradual transition to socialism or a modified form of socialism by and under democratic processes.
a U.S. political party, organized about 1897, that joined former members of the Socialist Labor party to form the Socialist party.
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How to use Social Democratic Party in a sentence
Olaf Scholz, chancellor candidate of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, attends the annual ARD television summer interview.Butterfly Effect: Merkel’s Last Act Shows Democracy at Work | Charu Kasturi | September 28, 2021 | Ozy
Olaf Scholtz of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, who is leading polls and is widely expected to be the next chancellor, has made clear that he sees relations with Paris as the cornerstone of Germany’s foreign policy.Butterfly Effect: The Truth Behind Macron’s Trumpian Tantrums | Charu Kasturi | September 23, 2021 | Ozy
That will be a difficult balancing act, because his social-democratic party PvdA is in a coalition government with the VVD.Official Dutch Report Calls for Break with Uncritical Approach to Israel | Willem Aldershoff | June 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were the staff of the centrist Social Democratic Party (now the Liberal Democrats), which was entirely unionized.Operation Hilarity: Democrats for Santorum and Other Party-Crossing Mischief | Ben Jacobs | February 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the second convention of the Social Democratic Party, held in 1903, the party split in two factions.Bolshevism | John Spargo
Nevertheless, indirectly, the influence of the Social Democratic Party has been very considerable.The Rise of the Democracy | Joseph Clayton
The exclusion law against the Social Democratic Party did not check this current.Woman under socialism | August Bebel
This declaration did not satisfy another member of the Social Democratic Party.The Evidence in the Case | James M. Beck
Similar action was taken by the Social Democratic Party in 1900.The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Social Democratic Party
(in Britain 1981–90) a centre political party founded by ex-members of the Labour Party. It formed an alliance with the Liberal Party and continued in a reduced form after many members left to join the Social and Liberal Democratic Party in 1988
one of the two major political parties in Germany (formerly in West Germany), favouring gradual reform
any of the parties in many other countries similar to that of Germany
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