democratically democratically  /ˌdɛ mə ˈkræ tɪk li/


  • (adv) in a democratic manner; based on democratic principles


  1. When the military hauls away a democratically elected president, it's a military coup, period, regardless of who takes power afterward.
  2. Instead, it has called for support not for the democratically elected government of the Palestinians, but for President Abbas personally.
  3. The military is also given certain supervisory powers over the democratically elected leader.


  1. Erdogan Slams Protest Violence, Says Democratic Demands Welcome

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned violent methods used by protesters over the past week, while saying his government is ready to listen to their demands when expressed democratically.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. The United Bases Of America And The Paradox Of Imperialism

    The United States is estimated to have anything from 700 military bases around the world to more than 1000. Hans-Hermann Hoppe asks "how can democracy be a stable equilibrium if it is possible that it be transformed democratically into a dictatorship, i.e., a system which is considered not stable?" Concluding it may be better to heed the advice of Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn and, instead of aiming ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge


  1. "The United States stands with the democratically elected government of Georgia and insists that the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia be respected," Bush said sternly in Washington.
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  2. Obama said he is "absolutely opposed and condemn any efforts at violent overthrows of democratically elected governments."
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "We have duties to discharge and responsibilities to keep in support of the democratically elected government," Brown said of Britain's commitment to Iraq.
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: International Herald Tribune

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