republic

The word republic comes from the Latin res publica: public matter, or the affairs of the people. A state governed by an assembly of citizens rather than by a king, queen or emperor. The leaders are elected into power by the people. Rome was a republic between 510 BC and 27 BC

Republic

A country without a king, queen or emperor. The people who rule it are elected. France, Italy and Germany are countries today which are republics.

Republic

A republic is a form of government in which power resides in the people, and the government is ruled by elected leaders run according to law (from links=yes), rather than inherited or appointed (such as through inheritance or divine mandate). In modern times the definition of a republic is also commonly limited to a government which excludes a mon...
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republic

(from the article `Latin America, history of`) ...finding suitable European princes to rule their countries. Local figures, furthermore, lacked the necessary authority to be accepted as monarchs. ... The typical 13th-century city-state was a republic administering a territory of dependent towns; whether it was a democracy is a question ...
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republic

[n] - a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch
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Republic

• (a.) A state in which the sovereign power resides in the whole body of the people, and is exercised by representatives elected by them; a commonwealth. Cf. Democracy, 2. • (a.) Common weal.
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Republic

[Armenia] Republic (Armenian: Հանրապետություն Hanrapetutyun) is an opposition political party in Armenia. The party founded by the ex-members of Republican Party of Armenia and members of `Yerkrapah` Volunteer union- Aram Sargsyan, Albert Bazeyan, Vagharshak Harutyunyan, Ara Ketikyan and others, in April, 2001. At the Parliam...
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Republic

[Belarus] Republic (Respublika) is a parliamentary group in Belarus which opposes the administration of President Alexander Lukashenko. In legislative elections held between October 13–17, 2004, the group did not secure any seats. ...
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Republic

[LIRR station] Republic was a station stop along the Ronkonkoma Branch for employees of the Fairchild Engine & Airplane Manufacturing Company and the nearby Republic Airport. It opened on December 9, 1940 and was closed in 1986. Discussion has periodically surfaced of reopening the station. As part of the current project to add double track...
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Republic

[political organisation] Republic is a British republican pressure group advocating the replacement of the United Kingdom`s monarchy with an elected head of state. It is a member organisation of Common Cause and the Alliance of European Republican Movements and is currently the only organisation solely campaigning for a republican constitut...
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Republic

[retailer] Republic was a clothing retailer with 121 stores in the United Kingdom. It entered administration in 2013 and was purchased by Sports Direct. Republic was merged into Sports Direct`s USC brand. ==History== Initially founded in 1985 as Just Jeans, after 1990 it changed its name to Best Jeanswear; Republic was launched in 1998. It ...
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Republic

[Transnistria] Republic ( Република, Republica, Республика, Республіка) is a political party in Transnistria. Although formerly the majority party in parliament, at the legislative elections of 11 December 2005 the party won 13 of the 43 seats and found itself in the minority for the first time since the foundin...
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Republic

Re·pub'lic noun [ French république , Latin respublica commonwealth; res a thing, an affair + publicus , publica , public. See Real , adjective , and Public .] 1. Common weal. [ Obsolete] B. Jonson. 2.
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republic

1. Common weal. ... 2. A state in which the sovereign power resides in the whole body of the people, and is exercised by representatives elected by them; a commonwealth. Cf. Democracy. ... In some ancient states called republics the sovereign power was exercised by an hereditary aristocracy or a privileged few, constituting a government now distinc...
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Republic

A commonwealth; that form of government in which the administration of affairs is open to all the citizens. In another sense, it signifies the state, independently of its form of government. In this sense, it is used by Ben Johnson. Those that, by their deeds make it known, whose dignity they do sustain; And life, state, glory, all they gain, Count...
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Republic

A country without a king, queen or emperor. The people who rule it are elected. France, Italy and Germany are countries today which are republics.
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republic

a state in which the supreme power is with the citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen by them.
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Republic

A variation of the federal style.
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republic

Country where the head of state is not a monarch, either hereditary or elected, but usually a president, whose role may or may not include political functions. A republic may be an aristocracy,...
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republic

Country where the head of state is not a monarch, either hereditary or elected, but usually a president, whose role may or may not include political functions
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Republic

In 1935 Republic was founded as a motion picture production company. Four small studios came together in its genesis. Primary productions for Republic studios were B Movies. Given the relatively low production costs, Republic made quality pictures. John Wayne, Gene Autrey and Roy Rogers were among the stars once under contract with Republic. In the...
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republic

Plato's term for a political system* wherein a philosopher serves as king, who wisely distributes the power and authority to a trusted body of advisers and representatives.
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republic

republic [Lat. res publica,=public affair], today understood to be a sovereign state ruled by representatives of a widely inclusive electorate. The term republic formerly denoted a form of government that was both free from hereditary or monarchical rule and had popular control of the state and a co...
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republic

republic 1. A state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them. 2. Any body of people viewed as a commonwealth. 3. A state in which the head of government is not a monarch or other hereditary head of state. 4. When capitalized, any of the five p...
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