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rep·re·sen·ta·tive democ·ra·cy

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  1. representative democracy(Noun)

    A policy under the rule of people acting on the behalf of and, to a lesser extent, in the interests of the voting blocks by which they were elected.


  1. Representative democracy

    Representative democracy is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy. All modern Western style democracies are various types of representative democracies, for example the United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and Poland is a parliamentary republic. It is an element of both the parliamentary system or presidential system of government and is typically used in a lower chamber such as the House of Commons or Bundestag, and is generally curtailed by constitutional constraints such as an upper chamber. It has been described by some political theorists as Polyarchy.

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How to say representative democracy in sign language?

  1. representativedemocracy


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of representative democracy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of representative democracy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • repräsentativen DemokratieGerman
  • la democracia representativaSpanish
  • دموکراسی نمایندگیPersian
  • démocratie représentativeFrench
  • प्रतिनिधिक लोकतंत्रHindi
  • regiminis repraesen tativiLatin
  • representatieve democratieDutch
  • temsili demokrasiTurkish

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