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Spanish translation of “democracy”

democracy

noun /diˈmokrəsi/ (plural democracies)
(a country having) a form of government in which the people freely elect representatives to govern them
democracia
Which is the world’s largest democracy? He believes in democracy.
democrat /ˈdeməkrӕt/ noun one who believes in democracy as a principle
demócrata
She likes to pretend she’s a democrat.
democratic /deməˈkrӕtik/ adjective (opposite undemocratic) belonging to, governed by or typical of democracy
democrático
a democratic country.
believing in equal rights and privileges for all
democrático
The boss is very democratic in the way he treats people.
democratically /deməˈkrӕtikəli/ adverb (opposite undemocratically) following democratic principles
democráticamente
a democratically elected government The issue was decided democratically by taking a general vote.
(Definition of democracy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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