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democratic

adjective
     
Related topics: Government, Policies
dem‧o‧crat‧ic W2
1PG controlled by representatives who are elected by the people of a country:
the role of the media in the democratic process
2PPP organized according to the principle that everyone has a right to be involved in making decisions:
a democratic management style
3 organized according to the principle that everyone in a society is equally important, no matter how much money they have or what social class they come from:
a democratic society
4 also Democratic belonging to or supporting the Democratic Party of the US:
the Democratic nominee for the presidency
democratically adverb:
democratically elected councils

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