democratise democratise

Definition(s):

  1. (v) become (more) democratic; of nations
  2. (v) introduce democratic reforms; of nations

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Quit wasting billions of dollars attempting to civilise and democratise people in Iraq and Afghanistan - the majority of whom live mentally in the 7th centruy - and spend the money .

Quotes

  1. "Now you've got a fledgling democratic government (in Pakistan). We have to support their efforts to democratise," Obama said.
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Hindustan Times

  2. "The threat of western sanctions as a response to the current crisis in Kenya is very, very misguided," Meles said. "If it is presumed that the Kenyans will democratise in order to eat the peanuts of development assistance from the European...
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Meles Zenawi Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We are out to democratise virtual worlds and bring them to absolutely anybody," said Mr Koster, founder of Areae, the company behind Metaplace. "You can come to the site, press a button and have a functioning virtual world that supports...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Raph Koster Source: BBC News

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