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republic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of republic

  1. 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” Synonyms democracy, self-government, self-ruleRelated Words pure democracy; home rule, self-determination; autonomy, sovereignty (also sovranty)Near Antonyms despotism, dictatorship, monarchy, monocracy, totalitarianism, tyranny



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