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1. republic

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

Synonyms

  • political system
  • parliamentary democracy
  • Weimar Republic
  • form of government
  • commonwealth

Etymology

  • république (French)
  • res publica (Latin)

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Rhymes with Republic

  • interpublic
  • nonpublic

How do you pronounce republic?

Pronounce republic as riˈpəblɪk.

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Sentences with republic


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is a democratic republic governed by a constitution with one of the most stable governments in Latin America.

Quotes about republic


1. On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

2. A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?
- George Washington

3. In the present case it is a little inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible to any public office of trust or profit in the Republic. But I do not repine, for I am a subject of it only by force of arms.
- H.L. Mencken

2. republic

noun. ['riːˈpʌblək, riːˈpʌblɪk'] a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch.

Synonyms

  • political system

Etymology

  • république (French)
  • res publica (Latin)
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