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adjective as in representative, self-governing

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By speaking up and taking action, CEOs can let elected officials know that the business community will not stand by as democratic rights are violated.

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Israeli human rights advocates say exports to Hong Kong police should legally have stopped in 2019 when anti-democratic crackdowns grew dramatically.

It’s certainly popular, and at the very least, “democratic.”

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The shutdown lasted until January, making it the longest internet blackout ever seen in the democratic world.

It’s worth thinking about these categories both in terms of the horse race and in terms of broader questions of democratic norms and values.

Obviously, the first obligation of all liberal democratic governments is to enforce the rule of law.

Even the arguably more democratic House is only at 10 percent black members.

By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.

Neither the Republican nor the Democratic party have done anything to consistently target Asian- American voters.

But  Republican and Democratic parties have made efforts to reverse that trend.

It had its counterpart on the political side in the rise of representative democratic government.

He did this to signalise his disapprobation of royalty, and his preference for democratic equality.

The first was a democratic step indeed, and aroused great excitement.

Revolution in Venice, and a democratic government formed under the direction of the French general Angereau.

And of the world of to-day, be it remembered, elective democratic control covers only a part of the field.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to democratic, such as: autonomous, constitutional, egalitarian, free, orderly, and popular.

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