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1. democracy

noun. ['dɪˈmɑːkrəsi'] the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives.

Etymology

  • -cracy (English)
  • demo- (English)
  • δῆμος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • democratie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • democratia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Democracy

  • aristocracy
  • bureaucracy
  • hypocrisy
  • theocracy
  • autocracy

How do you pronounce democracy?

Pronounce democracy as dɪˈmɑkrəsi.

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Sentences with democracy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sometimes the people are asked to vote on specific issues in a democracy.

2. democracy

noun. ['dɪˈmɑːkrəsi'] a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them.

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Etymology

  • -cracy (English)
  • demo- (English)
  • δῆμος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • democratie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • democratia (Latin)

3. democracy

noun. ['dɪˈmɑːkrəsi'] the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group.

Etymology

  • -cracy (English)
  • demo- (English)
  • δῆμος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • democratie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • democratia (Latin)
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