- 1(of a country, state, system, etc.) controlled by representatives who are elected by the people of a country; connected with this system a democratic country a democratic system democratic government They are aiming to make the institutions of the EU truly democratic. Exercise your democratic right to vote.
- 2based on the principle that all members have an equal right to be involved in running an organization, etc. democratic participation a democratic decision
- 3based on the principle that all members of society are equal rather than divided by money or social class a democratic society democratic reforms
- 4 Democratic (abbreviation Dem., D) connected with the Democratic Party the Democratic senator from Oregon
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NAmE//ˌdɛməˈkræt̮ɪkli//adverb a democratically elected government democratically controlled The decision was made democratically.