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democratic

adjective     /ˌdem.əˈkræt.ɪk/ US  /-ˈkræt̬-/
B2 based on the principles of democracy: We must accept the results of a democratic election (= an election in which all people can vote). Do you think Australia is a more democratic country than Britain?Systems of governmentJustice and fairness democratically     /-ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb We need to decide this democratically (= based on the wishes of most of the people). Yeltsin was Russia's first democratically elected president.Systems of governmentJustice and fairness
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