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republican

adjective
 
 
/rɪˈpʌblɪkən/ POLITICS
based on the belief that countries should have a president rather than a king or queen: There is a strong republican movement in the country.
Republican relating to or supporting the Republican party in the US: Many business leaders were hoping for a Republican victory. Republican leaders/voters/candidates →  Compare democratic
Translations of “republican”
in Chinese (Traditional) 共和國的, 共和政體的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共和国的, 共和政体的…
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