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democrat

noun dem·o·crat \ˈde-mə-ˌkrat\

: a person who believes in or supports democracy

Democrat : a member of the Democratic Party of the U.S.

Full Definition of DEMOCRAT

1
a :  an adherent of democracy
b :  one who practices social equality
2
capitalized :  a member of the Democratic party of the United States
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Examples of DEMOCRAT

  1. <a true democrat, he has always abhorred that nation's class system>

First Known Use of DEMOCRAT

1789

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DEMOCRAT Defined for Kids

democrat

noun dem·o·crat \ˈde-mə-ˌkrat\

Definition of DEMOCRAT for Kids

1
:  a person who believes in or practices democracy
2
cap :  a member of the Democratic party of the United States

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