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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?
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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 elected president.
Translations of “democratic”
in Korean 민주주의의…
in Arabic ديمُقراطي…
in Portuguese democrático…
in Catalan democràtic…
in Japanese 民主的な…
in Italian democratico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 民主的…
in Russian демократический, равноправный…
in Turkish demokratik, eşitlikçi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 民主的…
in Polish demokratyczny…
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