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democracy

noun

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government in which the supreme power is held by the people and used by them directly or indirectly through representation
  • under our democracy the people have some control over their lives by being able to select their own political leaders

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The first known use of democracy was in 1539

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“Democracy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/democracy. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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