Synonyms of 'democracy'
self-governmentDictionary, republic, commonwealth
the spread of democracy in Eastern Europe
To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary– speech]
My notion of democracy is that under it the weakest should have the same opportunity as the strongest– Non-Violence in Peace and War]
Democracy ... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike– The Republic]
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary– The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness]
After each war there is a little less democracy to save– Once Around the Sun]
Democracy is the superior form of government, because it is based on a respect for man as a reasonable being– Why England Slept]
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking– Anatomy of Britain]
Democracy is the worst form of Government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time– speech]
Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them– L'habit vert]
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few– Man and Superman]
All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracy
government of the people, by the people, and for the people– Gettysburg Address]
Democratic nations care but little for what has been, but they are haunted by visions of what will be– Democracy in America]
Two Cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. Two cheers are quite enough: there is no occasion to give three– Two Cheers for Democracy]
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated– New York Times]
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Autonomy is the control or government of a country, organization, or group by itself rather than by others.
They stepped up their demands for local autonomy.
Thesaurus for democracy from the Collins English Thesaurus
Democracy is a system of government in which people choose their rulers by voting for them in elections .