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"democratic" in British English

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democraticadjective

uk   /ˌdem.əˈkræt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈkræt̬-/
B2 based on the ​principles of ​democracy: We must ​accept the ​results of a democratic ​election (= an ​election in which all ​people can ​vote). Do you ​thinkAustralia is a more democratic ​country than ​Britain?

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democratically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
We need to ​decide this democratically (= ​based on the ​wishes of most of the ​people). Yeltsin was Russia's first democratically ​electedpresident.
(Definition of democratic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"democratic" in American English

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democraticadjective

 /ˌdem·əˈkræt̬·ɪk/
politics & government using the ​principles of ​democracy in ​elections and ​government: That ​country has never had a democratic ​election (= an ​election in which all adults can ​vote). Australia is a democratic ​country. A ​person or a ​group that is democratic ​believes in, ​encourages, or ​supportsfreedom and ​equality between ​people and ​groups: a democratic ​society
(Definition of democratic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"democratic" in Business English

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democraticadjective

uk   us   /ˌdeməˈkrætɪk/
POLITICS based on the ​principles of democracy: a democratic ​society democratic ​elections
WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT a democratic ​system or ​organizationallows everyone to be ​treated equally and to be involved in making decisions: Employee ​ownership and open-book ​management are common ​practices in most democratic ​workplaces.
Democratic POLITICS relating to or ​supporting the Democratic Party in the US: Democratic ​policies Democratic ​voters
(Definition of democratic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “democratic”
in Arabic ديمُقراطي…
in Korean 민주주의의…
in Portuguese democrático…
in Catalan democràtic…
in Japanese 民主的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 民主的…
in Turkish demokratik, eşitlikçi…
in Russian демократический, равноправный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 民主的…
in Italian democratico…
in Polish demokratyczny…
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