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democratic

adjective 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 think Australia is a more democratic country than Britain?
democratically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
We need to decide this democratically (= based on the wishes of most of the people). Yeltsin was Russia's first democratically elected president.
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