democracy

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /dɪˈmɒkɹəsi/
  • (US) IPA: /dɪˈmɑkɹəsi/

Noun[change]

Singular
democracy

Plural
democracies

  1. (uncountable) Democracy is a system of government where everyone is equal and everyone has some power. It is a system of government in which the people elect their leaders.
    Democracy is the will of the people.
  2. (countable) A democracy is a country that uses democracy as the system of government.
    The United States is a democracy.
    Many countries in the Western world are democracies.

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