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part of speech: noun
inflections: democracies
definition 1: a form of government in which power rests with the people, either directly or through elected representatives.
The dictator was forced out of power and democracy was established.
definition 2: a state or government that is a democracy.
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Democracy comes from two ancient Greek words that together mean "rule of the common people."
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some actions in a democracy
some aspects of democracies
some broader categories that include democracies
some kinds of democracy
some people associated with democracy
some things conventionally associated with a democracy
study of democracy
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The word democracy contains the following parts:
crat, -cracy Greek root that means government, rule
dem, demo Greek root that means people, populace
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