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English definition of “republican”

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
(Definition of republican adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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