democracy democracy /dɪ ˈmɑ krə si/
- (n) the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
- (n) a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
- (n) the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group
- Modern democracy has its roots deep in religion.
- On Scene: Security forces crack down violently on a protest in downtown Cairo, showing that the government still has the upper hand in the struggle over democracy.
- Joe Klein on the easy rhetoric and hard realities of spreading democracy in an unstable region.
- Should Pennsylvania privatize its liquor stores? That will be the topic when Democracy Unplugged presents a forum on Pennsylvania’s liquor stores.on June 11, 2013 Source: Springfield Press
- One of the great ironies is that while businesses flourish in a democracy, a business cannot flourish as a democracy.on June 11, 2013 Source: Forbes
- The European Central Bank’s OMT bond-buying plan may force Germany’s top court to choose between market stability and the principles of democracy, lawyers for political groups that oppose the plan said at a hearing.on June 11, 2013 Source: Bloomberg
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- Obama said his decision was necessary "to hold ourselves accountable to standards that are at the core of our democracy."on Jul 5, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Allentown Morning Call
- "Bringing Saddam Hussein to justice will not end the violence in Iraq, but it is an important milestone on Iraq's course to becoming a democracy that can govern, sustain and defend itself, and be an ally in the war on terror," Bush said.on Dec 28, 2006 By: President Bush Source: USA Today
- "Those who benefit from such acts are the enemies of humanity, the enemies of democracy," he said.on Jul 8, 2010 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: Lexington Herald Leader