Definition of 'republic'
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Moves are afoot to give rugby official status as the national sport of the former Soviet republic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of them today are rather large republics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He favored a strong national government over a republic in which power was invested locally. Christianity Today (2000)The time had come for the colonists to form an independent republic. America Past and Present (1995)Investment banks are busy wooing the republic's government to try to win deals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As a former president of the republic, he could not. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the people wanted a republic now, they should not feel constrained by atavistic affection for monarchy. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)More than did any other form of government, a republic demanded an exceptionally high degree of public morality. America Past and Present (1995)Officers in the former Soviet republic are scouring his old haunts in the capital in case he has returned. The Sun (2014)In ten stormy years France had passed from autocracy to a constitutional monarchy to a constitutional republic and now to military despotism. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)Not one of them could claim as much for the benefits of government as he did for the newly born American republic. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)This documentary on the problems facing the president of the republic as he comes up for re-election was timely and surprisingly interesting. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They want to keep the economy moving to maintain the support of the republic's 1.4bn people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a people 's republic rapidly losing its people. The Sun (2014)A republic is a government in which that attention is divided between many, who are all doing uninteresting things. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They had promised to bring jobs and prosperity to a backward region of this Central American republic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has an elected president of the republic, whose tenure is limited to two consecutive four-year terms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His arresting, involving work on the young American republic brings out the farcical and tragic aspects of suicide. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)But the charm of the book lies above all in its chronicle of two lively young men's encounter with the young American republic. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)I was six when I shouted out in the playground that my father was president of the republic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'republic'
British English: republic /rɪˈpʌblɪk/ NOUN
A republic is a country that has a president or whose system of government is based on the idea that every citizen has equal status.
...an independent republic.
- American English: republic
- Arabic: جُمْهورِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: república
- Chinese: 共和国
- Croatian: republika
- Czech: republika
- Danish: republik
- Dutch: republiek
- European Spanish: república
- Finnish: tasavalta
- French: république
- German: Republik
- Greek: δημοκρατία
- Italian: repubblica
- Japanese: 共和政体
- Korean: 공화국
- Norwegian: republikk
- Polish: republika
- European Portuguese: república
- Romanian: republică
- Russian: республика
- Spanish: república
- Swedish: republik
- Thai: สาธารณรัฐ
- Turkish: cumhuriyet
- Ukrainian: республіка
- Vietnamese: nền cộng hòa
Definition of republic from the Collins English Dictionary
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