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democratic

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adjective dem·o·crat·ic \ˌde-mə-ˈkra-tik\

Simple Definition of democratic

  • : based on a form of government in which the people choose leaders by voting : of or relating to democracy

  • Democratic : of or relating to one of the two major political parties in the U.S.

  • : relating to the idea that all people should be treated equally

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of democratic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or favoring democracy

  2. 2 often capitalized :  of or relating to one of the two major political parties in the United States evolving in the early 19th century from the anti-federalists and the Democratic-Republican party and associated in modern times with policies of broad social reform and internationalism

  3. 3 :  relating to, appealing to, or available to the broad masses of the people <democratic art>

  4. 4 :  favoring social equality :  not snobbish

democratically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of democratic in a sentence

  1. Democratic elections were held there today for the first time.

  2. the country's new democratic constitution

  3. Debates are an important part of the democratic process.

  4. The Democratic candidate for governor won the debate.

  5. Most of these policies appeal to Democratic voters.

  6. an interview with a leader of the Democratic Party

  7. The organization works to promote democratic reforms around the world.



1602

First Known Use of democratic

1602


DEMOCRATIC Defined for Kids

democratic

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adjective dem·o·crat·ic \ˌde-mə-ˈkra-tik\

Definition of democratic for Students

  1. 1 :  relating to or favoring political democracy

  2. 2 :  relating to a major political party in the United States that is associated with helping common people

  3. 3 :  believing in or practicing the idea that people are socially equal

democratically

\-ti-kə-lē\ adverb <a democratically elected government>




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