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Synonyms for democracy



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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The elections are important to safeguard the democratic system and political stability in Lebanon," Machnouk added.
He however, emphasised that efforts and struggle for continuity of the democratic system must also be preserved.
He however, emphasized that efforts and struggle for continuity of the democratic system also must be preserved.
Mushahid Hussain said the COAS had also emphasized on the continuity of the democratic system and
Ahsan also said Sharif should go forward for conducting fair trial against Musharraf for strengthening Constitution and democratic system in the country, it added.
Let me start off by stating categorically that I too believe that Libya needs a democratic system of government, if it has any hope in surviving as a country, let alone begin the hard work of solving its problems, where I want to be clear and what I want to write about is why I believe that, in the simplest possible way I know how.
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.
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.
No prime minister recommends going to war without being convinced that it is the best course to preserve our democratic system, and on this occasion our government voted on it with a substantial majority in favour.
But the need to create a more democratic system hasn't gone away.
First on the hit list is the pesky democratic system itself, an idea far too messy for that tripartite commission of villainy--political parties, corporations and churches--whose politicians, executives and ministers reap spoils from a nation they continue to plunder.
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