democracy

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dɪˈmɒkɹəsi/

De-mock-ro-cy

Noun[change]

Singular
democracy

Plural
democracies

  1. (uncountable) A system of government in which everyone is equal and everyone has some power; a system of government in which the people elect their leaders.
    Now many countries are democracies.
  2. (countable) A country that uses the system of democracy is called a democracy.
  3. The United States is a democracy.