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"republican" in British English

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republicannoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈpʌb.lɪ.kən/  us   /rəˈpʌb.lɪ.kən/

republicanadjective

uk   /rɪˈpʌb.lɪ.kən/  us   /rəˈpʌb.lɪ.kən/

Republicannoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈpʌb.lɪ.kən/  us   /rəˈpʌb.lɪ.kən/ (written abbreviation Rep.)
a member of the Republican Party in the US
a person who believes that Northern Ireland belongs to the Irish Republic
(Definition of republican from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"republican" in American English

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republicannoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈpʌb·lɪ·kən/
politics & government a person who supports or believes in representative government
(Definition of republican from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"republican" in Business English

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republicannoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
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republicanadjective

uk   us   /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
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(Definition of republican from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “republican”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拥护共和政体者, 共和主义者…
in Turkish cumhuriyetçi…
in Russian республиканец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擁護共和政體者, 共和主義者…
in Polish republika-nin/nka…
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“republican” in Business English

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