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Meaning of DEMOCRATIC

Pronunciation:  `demu'kratik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large; "democratic art forms"; "a democratic or popular movement"; "popular thought"; "popular science"; "popular fiction"
  2. [adj]  characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
  3. [adj]  belong to or relating to the Democratic Party; "Democratic senator"
 

DEMOCRATIC is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: antiauthoritarian, classless, common, direct, egalitarian, parliamentary, participatory, popular, representative, republican
 
 Antonyms: undemocratic
 
 See Also: elected, elective

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dem`o*crat"ic\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. d['e]mocratique.]
1. Pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or
   constructed upon the principle of government by the
   people.

2. Relating to a political party so called.

3. Befitting the common people; -- opposed to aristocratic.

{The Democratic party}, the name of one of the chief
   political parties in the United States.

 
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