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democrat

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdeməkræt/ POLITICS
a person who believes in and supports the principles of democracy
Democrat a member or supporter of the Democratic Party in the US: Democrats traditionally support higher taxes, mostly levied against the wealthier segments of society. → Compare republican noun
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