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Democratic Republic of the Congo


      n      the. See       Congo       2  
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1    of, characterized by, derived from, or relating to the principles of democracy  
2    upholding or favouring democracy or the interests of the common people  
3    popular with or for the benefit of all  
democratic sports     
  democratically      adv  

Christian Democratic Party  
      n   any of various political parties in Europe and Latin America which combine moderate conservatism with historical links to the Christian Church  
democratic centralism  
      n   the Leninist principle that policy should be decided centrally by officials, who are nominally democratically elected  
democratic deficit  
      n   any situation in which there is believed to be a lack of democratic accountability and control over the decision-making process  
Democratic Party  
      n     (U.S. politics)   the older and more liberal of the two major political parties, so named since 1840  
   Compare       Republican Party  
Democratic-Republican Party  
      n     (U.S. history)   the antifederalist party originally led by Thomas Jefferson, which developed into the modern Democratic Party  
Democratic Republic of the Congo  
      n      the. See       Congo       2  
German Democratic Republic  
      n      (formerly) the official name of       East Germany     (Abbrevs.)    GDR, DDR  
New Democratic Party  
      n   the Canadian social democratic party formed in 1961,   (Abbrev.)    NDP  
Social and Liberal Democratic Party  
      n   (in Britain) a centrist political party formed in 1988 by the merging of the Liberal Party and part of the Social Democratic Party. In 1989 it changed its name to the Liberal Democrats  
Social Democratic and Labour Party  
      n   a Northern Irish political party, which advocates peaceful union with the Republic of Ireland  
Social Democratic Party  
1    (in Britain 1981--90) a centre political party founded by ex-members of the Labour Party. It formed an alliance with the Liberal Party and continued in a reduced form after many members left to join the Social and Liberal Democratic Party in 1988  
2    one of the two major political parties in Germany (formerly in West Germany), favouring gradual reform  
3    any of the parties in many other countries similar to that of Germany  
Ulster Democratic Unionist Party  
      n   a Northern Irish political party advocating the maintenance of union with the UK  

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autonomous, egalitarian, popular, populist, representative, republican, self-governing  

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