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democracy

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1 democracy

The political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives.

Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism.    election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, ... meer laten zien

Roget 876: commonalty, democracy; obscurity; low condition, low life, low society, low company; bourgeoisie; mass of the people, mass of society; Brown Jones and Robinson; lower classes, humbler classes, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: democratie
Pools: demokracja, ludowładztwo, władza ludu



2 democracy

A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them.

synoniemen: commonwealth, republic.

Roget 737a: government, legal authority, soveriegn, sovereign authority; authority etc. 737; master etc. 745; direction etc. 693.    [nations] ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: democratie
Pools: państwo demokratyczne

3 democracy

The doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group.

synoniem: majority rule.

Nederlands: meerderheidsbeginsel


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: absolute monarchy, aristocracy, autarchy, autocracy, autonomy, coalition government, collective farm, collectivism, collectivity, collegiality, colonialism, common ownership, commonwealth, communal effort, communion, communism, community, constitutional government, constitutional monarchy, cooperation ... meer laten zien.

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