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Definition of: democracy

(di·mokrə·sē) noun plural ·cies
1. A theory of government which, in its purest form, holds that the state should be controlled by all the people, each sharing equally in privileges, duties, and responsibilities and each participating in person in the government, as in the city–states of ancient Greece. In practice, control is vested in elective officers as representatives who may be upheld or removed by the people.
2. A government so conducted; a state so governed; the mass of the people.
3. Political, legal, or social equality. [<F démocratie <Med. L democratia <Gk. dēmokratia <dēmos people + krateein rule]

Definition of: Democracy

(di·mokrə·sē) noun
The principles of the Democratic party; also, the party, or its members collectively.

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social democracy
liberal democracy
direct democracy
parliamentary democracy
representative democracy
democracy human
american democracy
new democracy
christian democracy
democracy party
chinese democracy
democracy movement
participatory democracy
athenian democracy
inclusive democracy

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"democracy" has the frequency of use of 0.0027% on en.wikipedia.org.

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