Definitions for democraticˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dem•o•crat•icˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪk(adj.)

also dem`o•crat′i•cal

  1. pertaining to or of the nature of democracy or a democracy.

    Category: Government

  2. pertaining to or characterized by political or social equality.

    Category: Government

  3. advocating or upholding democracy.

    Category: Government

  4. (cap.) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Democratic Party.

    Category: Government

Origin of democratic:

1595–1605; < F

dem`o•crat′i•cal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. democratic(adj)

    characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality

    "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier

  2. Democratic(adj)

    belong to or relating to the Democratic Party

    "Democratic senator"

  3. democratic, popular(adj)

    representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large

    "democratic art forms"; "a democratic or popular movement"; "popular thought"; "popular science"; "popular fiction"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. democratic(adjective)ˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪk

    relating to or involving democracy

    democratic institutions/governments

  2. democraticˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪk

    based on the idea that everyone should have equal opportunities

    a very democratic style of management

Wiktionary

  1. democratic(Adjective)

    Pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people.

    The United States is a democratic country, as the citizens are allowed to choose leaders to represent their interests.

  2. democratic(Adjective)

    Relating to a political party so called; usually, Democratic.

    Mount Vernon is run by a strong democratic party organization.

  3. Democratic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Democratic Party.

    The United States is a democratic country, as the citizens are allowed to choose leaders to represent their interests.

  4. Democratic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to democracy: democratic.

    Mount Vernon is run by a strong democratic party organization.

  5. Origin: ; see democracy; also influenced indirectly by democratique and directly by δημοκρᾰτικός

Webster Dictionary

  1. Democratic(adj)

    pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people

  2. Democratic(adj)

    relating to a political party so called

  3. Democratic(adj)

    befitting the common people; -- opposed to aristocratic

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'democratic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1695

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'democratic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4019

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'democratic' in Adjectives Frequency: #222


Translations for democratic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

democratic(adjective)

belonging to, governed by or typical of democracy

a democratic country.

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