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Synonyms for democracy
dɪˈmɒk rə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. democracy(noun)

    the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives

    majority rule, republic, commonwealth

  2. democracy, republic, commonwealth(noun)

    a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

    nation, republic, majority rule, country, state, body politic, res publica, commonwealth, land

  3. majority rule, democracy(noun)

    the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group

    majority rule, republic, commonwealth

Editors Contribution

  1. popular sovereignty

    the authority of a state and its government are created by its people

    um a democracy

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. democracy(n.)

    government by the people

  2. democracy(n.)

    republic, representative government

  3. democracy(n.)

    [U. S.] democrats, democratic party

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  1. Christopher Pyne:

    Now, democracy should be robust but it certainly shouldn't be violent, and I think the Donald Trump phenomenon is a real problem for the United States, making their democracy look kind of weird.

  2. George Clooney:

    Nasheed, who fought so hard to bring human rights and democracy to this country, is now a political prisoner here, one of many unfortunately.

  3. Luis Miranda:

    We're going to continue to cast a spotlight on the Republican obstructionism on the Supreme Court and highlight how the issues before Supreme Court or potentially before Supreme Court have a major impact on the lives of the American people, too many issues at the heart of our democracy head before the court every year and deserve a full bench's consideration, so to extend the dysfunction that plagues congress to Supreme Court is unacceptable. The DNC said Thursday's call would center on voting rights, an issue that's also become a major topic for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the South Carolina primary Saturday. The leak Wednesday that White House vetters were probing the Republican governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, also seemed designed to signal that President Barack Obama was considering moderate nominees in President Barack Obama selection process. Aides say President Barack Obama has not yet formed a.

  4. The Prime Minister:

    Democracy is dead. It is dead because an elected leader chooses to subvert the institutions of government and make them his instruments for sustaining himself.

  5. Joe Biden:

    To preserve our Constitution, our democracy, our basic integrity, he should be impeached, he's shooting holes in the Constitution and we cannot let him get away with it.

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