Definition and Meanings for democracy
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Part of Speech of democracy
Etymology of democracy
Meaning of democracy
- 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.