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Definition of democrat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    democrat

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdeməkræt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeməkræt//
     
    Political views and systems
     
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  1. 1a person who believes in or supports democracy See related entries: Political views and systems
  2. 2Democrat (abbreviation D, Dem.) a member or supporter of the Democratic Party of the US compare republican See related entries: Political views and systems
  3. Word Origin late 18th cent. (originally denoting an opponent of the aristocrats in the French Revolution of 1790): from French démocrate, on the pattern of aristocrate ‘aristocrat’.
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