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  • noun

Synonyms for democracy

self-government

Synonyms

Synonyms for democracy

the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives

a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group

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Provincial President PPP, Khan Zada Khan and PPP leaders Syed Zahir Shah and Zahir Shah Toru have also tooth and nail rejected the demand of PAT in this regard saying Peoples Party will not become part of any such movement that could lead to derailing the democratic system.
The dignity and prestige of the democratic system should not be challenged by anarchic attitude,' he told media here today.
BEIRUT: Zahrani MP Michel Musa said Tuesday that dialogue between rival Lebanese parties was essential for protecting Lebanon's democratic system and meeting constitutional deadlines.
this is how we return to the democratic system in Lebanon," he stressed.
He pointed out that through his meetings with civil society organizations and human rights defenders found that "many are trying to pressure the government in order to continue the process of reform and push democracy forward," noting, "We in the United States went through this stage 230 years ago and pass the same stages since we got our independence and are always trying to improve and develop the democratic system in the United States and though we see until now some U.
That is why Hearts back the proposal to amend the SPL voting structure to a more democratic system.
Everyone these days speaks about the necessity for a democratic system in post Gaddafi Libya.
ATHENS, Jul 3, 2011 (TUR) -- The leader of Turkey's main opposition party has said that the tension in Turkish politics arose from the political actors' different views and moves concerning the democratic system and rights and freedoms.
The procedures established in the Ushuaia Protocol are quite loose in that they provide for a simple system of consultation among member states and with the country where the democratic system has been interrupted.
But then, when you step back a bit, you realise that the vast majority of MPs have not been fiddling their expenses and we must be careful not to bring down the whole democratic system.
It is, therefore, in my view, our responsibility to ensure the democratic system is supported by making our mark.
There is no single global model for democratic system.
After conducting your annual "physical" exam, if you find our democracy ailing as I have, I ask you to join me in speaking out to cure its ills and assure that future generations enjoy a democratic system returned to its good health.
The monarchy's goal is to survive rather than establish an authentic democratic system.
Sir Winston Churchill said that democracy is not perfect but it is better than any alternatives No prime minister recommends going to war without being convinced that it is the best course to preserve our democratic system long-term, and on this occasion, for the first time our government voted on it, with a substantial majority in favour.
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