Democracy

A system of government where everyone has the same rights and responsibilities. Power is either held by elected representatives or directly by the people themselves.

democracy

a form of government in which the citizens of a state vote directly on all governmental affairs or indirectly through democratically elected representatives

Democracy

Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens are meant to participate equally{aside|either directly or, through elected representatives, indirectly}in the proposal, development and establishment of the laws by which their society is run. The term originates from the Greek δημοκρατία (dēmokratía) `rule of the people....
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Democracy

: Social networking and media are potentially attractive to those who want to revive representative democracy, and those who promote participative approaches ... or both. Social media offers politicians and their constituents another communication channel. It also offers a wide range of methods for people to discuss, deliberate and take action.
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democracy

[n] - a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them 2. [n] - the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
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Democracy

• (n.) Collectively, the people, regarded as the source of government. • (n.) Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained and directly exercised by the people. • (n.) The principles and policy of the Democratic party, so called. • (n.) Government by popular representation; a form of gove...
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democracy

republic noun 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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Democracy

[journal] Democracy is a quarterly journal of progressive and liberal politics, as well as culture, founded by Kenneth Baer and Andrei Cherny in 2006. While new, Democracy is intended to be the progressive/liberal answer to such prominent and influential conservative journals as The Public Interest, Policy Review, Commentary, and The Nation...
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Democracy

[Judge Dredd storyline] Democracy in the fictional future city of Mega-City One has been a significant recurring theme in the Judge Dredd comic strip in 2000 AD. In particular, a number of stories published since 1986 have addressed the issue of the Judges` dictatorial system of government, and efforts by the citizens to re-establish democr...
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democracy

[Noun] A system of government where people vote freely for their leaders.
Example: The revolution has overthrown the old dictatorship and brought in a new system of democracy.
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Democracy

De·moc'ra·cy (de*mŏk'rȧ*sȳ) noun ; plural Democracies (- sĭz). [ French démocratie , from Greek dhmokrati`a ; dh^mos the people + kratei^n to be strong, to rule, kra`tos strength.] 1. Government b...
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democracy

a form of government to which the supreme power is vested in and exercised directly by the people or by their representatives elected under a free electoral system.
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Democracy

a government by the people, rule of the majority; South
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Democracy

a political system in which power is exercised by the people as a whole
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democracy

a political system in which power lies in a body of citizens
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Democracy

A political system providing for the participation of citizens in political decision-making, often by the election of representatives to governing bodies.
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democracy

A system of government in which citizens can vote to decide things. Athens had democracy from 510 BC.
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democracy

A system of government in which citizens can vote to decide things. Athens had democracy from 510 BC.
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Democracy

A system of government in which people’s views are reflected and the right of political participation is guaranteed. Such a form of government involves the principles of promoting and protecting human rights, social equality, and respect for the individual within a community.
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democracy

A system of government in which there is free and equal participation by the people in the political decision-making process. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Democracy

a system where the people decide who will run the country. The people are involved in making decisions about how their country should be ruled.
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democracy

democracy [Gr.,=rule of the people], term originating in ancient Greece to designate a government where the people share in directing the activities of the state, as distinct from governments controlled by a single class, select group, or autocrat. The definition of democracy has been expanded, howe...
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democracy

democracy 1. Government by the people; that form of government in which the sovereign power resides in the people as a whole, and is exercised either directly by them (as in the small republics of antiquity) or by officers elected by them. In modern usage, often more vaguely denoting a social state in which everyone has equal rights, without heredi...
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Democracy

Democracy is the rule of a people by the people themselves; that form of government in which the sovereignty of the state is vested in the people, and exercised by them either directly, as in the small republics of ancient Greece, or indirectly, by means of representative institutions, as in the constitutional states of modern times. The term is al...
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Democracy

Democracy means the opportunity to vote or have a say on a particular issue. The option with the most votes or backing is then the winning outcome.
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