Definition and Meanings for democracy

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Part of Speech of democracy

noun

Etymology of democracy

f. d, fr. gr. dhmokrati`a; dh^mos the people + kratei^n to be strong, to rule, kra`tos strength

Meaning of democracy


as noun

  • government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained and directly exercised by the people.
  • government by popular representation; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained by the people, but is indirectly exercised through a system of representation and delegated authority periodically renewed; a constitutional representative government; a republic.
  • collectively, the people, regarded as the source of government.
  • the principles and policy of the democratic party, so called.
  • No synonyms for democracy
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