Meaning of “democracy” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /dɪˈmɒkrəsi/
Extra Examples
a movement towards democracya fledgling democracythe governments of the new democracies of Eastern EuropeThe country is in the process of becoming a democracy.This is a big step forward for democracy.

B2 a system of government in which people elect their leaders, or a country with this system

(Definition of “democracy” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)