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1. democratic

adjective. ['ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk'] characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality.

Synonyms

  • republican
  • popular
  • representative
  • elective
  • egalitarian
  • classless
  • parliamentary
  • elected
  • participatory

Antonyms

  • undemocratic
  • classical
  • nonrepresentative
  • atypical

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • democrat (English)
  • démocrate (French)

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Rhymes with Democratic

  • idiosyncratic
  • electrostatic
  • undiplomatic
  • semiautomatic
  • monochromatic
  • melodramatic
  • austroasiatic
  • asymptomatic
  • technocratic
  • symptomatic
  • psychosomatic
  • programmatic
  • problematic
  • posttraumatic
  • homeostatic
  • epigrammatic
  • diagrammatic
  • bureaucratic
  • aristocratic
  • systematic
  • sensormatic
  • pancreatic
  • numismatic
  • informatic
  • hippocratic
  • emblematic
  • diplomatic
  • charismatic
  • axiomatic
  • theocratic

How do you pronounce democratic?

Pronounce democratic as ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk.

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Sentences with democratic


1. Adjective
It was the only way to stabilize the government enough to enact democratic reforms.

Quotes about democratic


1. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
- Nelson Mandela

2. If Reagan had intelligence information that showed that the upheaval in Egypt is actually Democratic in spirit, then he would have, I believe, turned his back on Mubarak, even though there's a long friendship between the United States and Egypt.
- Douglas Brinkley

3. Look, I worked with American Republican presidents and Democratic presidents, all of them, and each of them has shown a deep and profound friendship to Israel, you know? I can't remember anybody who was in that sense negative as far as Israel is concerned.
- Shimon Peres

2. Democratic-Republican_Party

noun. a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government.

Synonyms

  • party

3. democratic

adjective. ['ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk'] representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.

Synonyms

  • common

Antonyms

  • unpopular
  • unpopularity

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • democrat (English)
  • démocrate (French)
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