Definition of 'republican'
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He claimed that it was an attempt to persuade republicans to support a peace process. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This elected republican monarchy has persisted to this day. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Conservative clergy and laity in two dioceses protested the conduct of two bishops who were regarded as friends of the republican government. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)Now many senior Republicans are in despair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It contrasts the British system with republican forms of government. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If republican government is actively oppressive, all the defects of democracy are present. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)This is the plan that senior Republicans and Democrats have been working on over the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But Scottish nationalists are split, as many are republicans who want an elected head. The Sun (2014)Opposition came from a coalition of conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats. Christianity Today (2000)Madrid 1936. It is the capital of the democratically elected leftist republican government. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of those who said that they were likely to vote on Tuesday were intending to support Republicans. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The move got a hostile reception from senior Republicans, who fear it risks opening a party rift. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No wonder many Republicans have tried to change the subject by arguing that the Democrats are simply playing politics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This quality was essential to the republic's existence and survival; indeed republican government might be impossible without it. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Its republican form of government, which many had considered a risky experiment at the time of its origin, was apparently working well. America Past and Present (1995)MI5 is pouring resources into Northern Ireland as security officials admitted a significant gap in their knowledge of the personnel and capabilities of the dissident republican groups. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'republican'
British English: republican ADJECTIVE
Republican means relating to a republic. In republican systems of government, power is held by the people or the representatives that they elect.
...the nations that had adopted the republican form of government.
British English: republican NOUN
A Republican, they belong to or support the Republican Party.
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