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Adjective
/ˌdeməˈkratik/,
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Of, relating to, or supporting democracy or its principles,
  1. Of, relating to, or supporting democracy or its principles
    • - democratic reforms
    • - democratic government
  2. Favoring or characterized by social equality; egalitarian
    • - cycling is a democratic activity that can be enjoyed by anyone
  3. Of or relating to the Democratic Party


  1. characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
  2. representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large; "democratic art forms"; "a democratic or popular movement"; "popular thought"; "popular science"; "popular fiction"
  3. (democracy) the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  4. (democracy) a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
  5. (democracy) majority rule: the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group
  6. The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's liberal platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum. ...
  7. (Democracy (album)) Democracy is the eleventh studio album of English post-punk group Killing Joke. It was released on CD in April 1996, and there was also a cassette version. A remastered CD with a remix of "Democracy" was released on 20 June 2005 by Cooking Vinyl.
  8. (Democracy (journal)) Democracy is a quarterly journal of progressive and liberal politics, as well as culture, founded by Kenneth Baer and Andrei Cherny in 2006. ...
  9. (Democracy (Judge Dredd storyline)) Democracy in the fictional future city of Mega-City One has been a significant recurring theme in the Judge Dredd comic strip in 2000 AD. ...
  10. (Democracy (novel)) Democracy, Joan Didion's fourth novel, was published in 1984. Set in Hawaii and Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War, the book tells the story of Inez Victor, wife of U.S. ...
  11. (Democracy (Numb3rs)) "Democracy" is the 18th episode of the third season of the American television show Numb3rs. ...
  12. (Democracy) Literally, the term means power of the people (combining the Greek words demos, meaning “the people,” and kratien, meaning “to rule”). It is usually used to describe a political system where the legitimacy of exercising power stems from the consent of the people. ...
  13. (Democracy) Mob rule, or majority rule.  We live in a Republic that is based in protecting individuals’ rights.  Imagine if a lynch mob (the majority) wanted to hang you (the individual). ...
  14. (DEMOCRACY) The concept of democracy is based on the simple principle that when making an important public decision, the majority vote should prevail because the will of the majority outweighs the wants of the minority. ...
  15. (Democracy) is a system of government based on free elections...  Read More
  16. (Democracy) When I ask my students to describe American government, the answer which I get most frequently is that “we are a democracy.”  We are.  But the concept is much more complex than the simple word “democracy” would seem to imply. ...
  17. (Democracy) Government by the people
  18. (democracy) Rule by the people: popular sovereignty, majority rule, and political equality.
  19. (DEMOCRACY) In the original Greek literally ‘rule by the people’. In the Greek world, political organization was usually centred around ‘city states’ and male citizens had equal rights to participate in government. ...
  20. (DEMOCRACY) is The recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time. [ EB White]
  21. (DEMOCRACY) n. [Gr. *******; *****, people, and ******, to possess, to govern.]
  22. (Democracy) (1) a condition where people believe that other people are as good as they are. (2) a political system where votes substitute for brains. (3) a political system where every man has the right to be his own oppressor. (4) mob rule. (5) he who founds on the people founds on mud. ...
  23. (Democracy) A dictatorship gone wrong.
  24. (Democracy) A form of government based on the respect of all human beings, which encourages dialogue and requires participation of the people at all levels of civil society. ...
  25. (Democracy) A form of government designed to give the maximum number of people in society the impression that what they think matters. In Canada, usually accompanied by a question mark. Google it and see.