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republic

noun

Definition of REPUBLIC

government in which the supreme power is held by the people and used by them directly or indirectly through representation <when asked by a passerby what sort of government the constitutional convention had formulated for the new nation, Benjamin Franklin memorably replied, A republic, if you can keep it>

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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