Definition of 'democracy'
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Without the strongest liberal democracy taking the lead? Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is a party that has abandoned social democracy for socialism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The populist uprising sweeping through liberal democracies is not driven by radicalism but by a desire for reassurance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)IT'S good for democracy that more people now think politicians are doing their best for the country than did two years ago. The Sun (2016)That's what freedom and democracy are all about. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the Eighties it was social democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I want to take back control of our democracy and our country. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Russia's diplomatic aims have been triumphantly served in 2016 by a lack of resolution on the part of western democracies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'm talking about a belief in equality, democracy and the democratic process. Times, Sunday Times (2016)British management and unions will alike scorn " industrial democracy". After Thatcher (1989)That is the way the great chaotic force of democracy works. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are merely competing ideas about how best to get good government in a democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What is the price of freedom and democracy? Times, Sunday Times (2007)We hope the election will go well and we will have democracy and people can get jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is only our particular system of representative democracy that protects us from ourselves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They had tried to take official hypocrisy about democracy at face value. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Only afterwards did it try to suggest that it was a war to spread democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a key part of our democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This suggests a more positive view of social democracy. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The democracy movement was at its height. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The road from dictatorship to democracy and constitutional government is seldom smooth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are just young people who want democracy. The Sun (2011)But there may be economic wisdom buried in the messy system of democracy too. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is this the new face of democracy? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The freedom to protest is a vital part of our democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But social democracy without money depends on reform. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The main tool by which we can promote democracy and other freedoms is by our own conduct and example. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The book is not for the most part concerned with the mechanics of industrial democracy but with its political justification. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)What a catastrophe for liberal democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The processes of entry and exit should be arranged to give maximum support to the forces for democracy in the countries concerned. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But there will be no democracy in the country called Europe. The Sun (2009)It has the potential to enrich society, empower individuals and spread democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The spark which led to the final destruction of the country 's fragile democracy was linked to football. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)And actions which would not otherwise constitute war crimes did not become so because they were taken pursuant to policies abhorrent to western liberal democracies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'democracy'
British English: democracy /dɪˈmɒkrəsɪ/ NOUN
Democracy is a political system in which people choose their government by voting for them in elections.
...the spread of democracy in the region.
- American English: democracy
- Arabic: دِيـمُقْرَاطِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: democracia
- Chinese: 民主
- Croatian: demokracija
- Czech: demokracie
- Danish: demokrati
- Dutch: democratie
- European Spanish: democracia
- Finnish: demokratia
- French: démocratie
- German: Demokratie
- Greek: δημοκρατία
- Italian: democrazia
- Japanese: 民主主義
- Korean: 민주주의
- Norwegian: demokrati
- Polish: demokracja
- European Portuguese: democracia
- Romanian: democrație
- Russian: демократия
- Spanish: democracia
- Swedish: demokrati
- Thai: ประชาธิปไตย
- Turkish: demokrasi
- Ukrainian: демократія
- Vietnamese: sự dân chủ
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