democratic: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dem"u-krat'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of democracy or a democracy.
  2. pertaining to or characterized by the principle of political or social equality for all: democratic treatment.
  3. advocating or upholding democracy.
  4. (cap.)
    1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Democratic party.
    2. of, pertaining to, or belonging to the Democratic-Republican party.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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