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Democracy

Meanings and phrases

democracy

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n.
  1. the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
  2. a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them; republic; commonwealth
  3. the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group; majority rule

parliamentary democracy

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n.
  1. a democracy having a parliament
E.g.
  • The territory operates as a parliamentary democracy.
  • A popular uprising restored parliamentary democracy in 1991.
  • The new country became a parliamentary democracy under a 1972 constitution.

social democracy

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n.
  1. the belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means
E.g.
  • It advocated workers' rights, land reform and social democracy.
  • In 1896 he taught German social democracy at the London School of Economics.
  • It is distinguished between the fundamental principle of fascism and social democracy.

transition to democracy

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E.g.
  • Juan Carlos led the Spanish transition to democracy.
  • In 1990, Chile finally made a peaceful transition to democracy.
  • Relations were improved following Chilean transition to democracy.

liberal democracy

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E.g.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina is a liberal democracy.
  • Communism is the most loyal executor of Jewish orders, along with liberal democracy.
  • Nevertheless, Goldberg considers liberal democracy the best system to ensure political freedom.

direct democracy

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E.g.
  • Other uses of "democracy" include that of direct democracy.
  • Proponents of direct democracy offer varied reasons to support this view.
  • The ideology of the party is based on left-wing politics and direct democracy.

representative democracy

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E.g.
  • Following the war's end in 1997, Guatemala re-established a representative democracy.
  • In a representative democracy the citizens elect representatives from among themselves.
  • A representative democracy requires a procedure to govern nomination for political office.

restoration of democracy

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E.g.
  • The movement demanded greater provincial autonomy and the restoration of democracy in Pakistan.
  • After the restoration of democracy in Greece in 1974, Glezos participated in the reviving of EDA.
  • He was the first president to win an election without a runoff since the restoration of democracy in 1991.

democracy and human

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E.g.
  • In that post he helped coordinate refugee policy, efforts to promote democracy and human rights abroad and U.S. policy toward Cuba.
  • As Secretary, Albright reinforced America's alliances, advocated democracy and human rights, and promoted American trade and business abroad.
  • The United States officially maintains that it supports democracy and human rights through several tools Examples of these tools are as follows:

participatory democracy

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E.g.
  • Bhutan faces some obstacles in its implementation of its envisaged fully participatory democracy.
  • Movement for Justice in El Barrio operates on a commitment to self-determination, autonomy, and participatory democracy.
  • It considered that "revolutionary dynamics is about building a democracy from below", and advocated for participatory democracy and direct democracy.

return to democracy

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E.g.
  • After that date, it functioned strictly as a legislative body until the return to democracy in 1990.
  • After the return to democracy, he devoted himself mainly to the academic field and political analysis.
  • Since its return to democracy in 1990, Chile has been an active participant in the international political arena.

freedom and democracy

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E.g.
  • Morsi called for a peaceful transition to freedom and democracy in Syria.
  • Western artists and allegorists have often used Athena as a symbol of freedom and democracy.
  • The Hambach Festival in May 1832 was a main event in support of German unity, freedom and democracy.

democracy movement

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E.g.
  • The contemporary guild democracy movement won its greatest successes among London's transport workers, notably the Thames watermen.
  • The Chinese democracy movement, social activists, and some members of the Communist Party of China have all identified the need for social and political reform.
  • YourView drew on ideas developed within the deliberative democracy movement, which promotes rational deliberation as a means of forming opinions and guiding policy decisions.
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