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English definition of “republican”

republican

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈpʌblɪkən/ POLITICS
a person who supports the idea of countries having a president, rather than a king or queen: She is a convinced republican.
Republican a member or supporter of the Republican party in the US: There will be no new taxes as long as the Republicans are in charge. → Compare democrat
(Definition of republican noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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