Definition of 'democratic'
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Populism sounds like the democratic will of the people in action. The Sun (2016)Most democratic governments that deploy referendums do so out of weakness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More than four billion people live under a democratic government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That judges can work and give judgment without intimidation is the foundation for an open democratic civil society. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The first task of democratic governments targeted by this populist surge is to defend the gains of globalisation and collective security. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Tory government have effectively set aside the democratic process to pursue their own narrow political agenda. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He sees how the Kurds are working to establish democratic government based on equality and tolerance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And at the moment, he's literally undermining the entire democratic process. The Sun (2016)For many Greeks, the hearing was a test of their democratic process and the independence of their judiciary. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I'm talking about a belief in equality, democracy and the democratic process. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These financial woes also pose a threat to the democratic process. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Without that backing a democratic country could not for long wage a distant war. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Interestingly the emphasis was less on democratic rights than on freedom of the press and judicial independence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their purpose was to destroy the social and democratic political structure. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)How should it adapt to a democratic system? Times, Sunday Times (2008)We hope that this will influence the democratic process in due course. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is undesirable in a democratic society. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Iraqis vote in first democratic elections for a permanent government. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The next generation will have no time for democratic processes which are deformed like this. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Should this be allowed in a democratic country? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Has he a sneaking regard for the speed with which less democratic nations get things done? Times, Sunday Times (2015) Political democratic reforms cannot be delayed any longer! Times, Sunday Times (2008)The joint committee emphasised the need for a balance in a democratic society between privacy and security. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Afghanistan has also conducted its first democratic elections. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His population is starving and he is ignoring the democratic process. The Sun (2008)Holding regular elections is regarded by most people as the test of whether a country is really democratic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The problem is thus not with democratic government but rather with democratic government that tries to do too much. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Nepalese exiles seeking a fairer and more democratic government in their home country began forming the first political parties. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)That does not make it democratic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More devolved forms of democratic government might help to make people happier by giving them more control over what happens to them. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)An informal, democratic agreement between equals. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004) Make democratic leadership compulsory, then come to the voters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She argues that if people are making an economic and cultural contribution, they should also make a democratic one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'democratic'
British English: democratic /ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk/ ADJECTIVE
A democratic country, organization, or system is governed by representatives who are elected by the people.
...the first democratic elections in the country.
- American English: democratic
- Arabic: دِيـمُقْرَاطيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: democrático
- Chinese: 民主的
- Croatian: demokratski
- Czech: demokratický
- Danish: demokratisk
- Dutch: democratisch
- European Spanish: democrático
- Finnish: demokraattinen
- French: démocratique
- German: demokratisch
- Greek: δημοκρατικός
- Italian: democratico
- Japanese: 民主主義の
- Korean: 민주적인
- Norwegian: demokratisk
- Polish: demokratyczny
- European Portuguese: democrático
- Romanian: democratic
- Russian: демократический
- Spanish: democrático
- Swedish: demokratisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับประชาธิปไตย
- Turkish: demokratik
- Ukrainian: демократичний
- Vietnamese: dân chủ
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