Translation of democracy in Spanish:

democracy

Pronunciation: /dɪˈmɑːkrəsi; dɪˈmɒkrəsi/

n (pl -cies)

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  • 1.1 u (system) democracia (f)
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    • The British system of representative democracy has always abhorred referendums on moral issues.
    • People asserted themselves to save democracy and the parliamentary system was restored.
    • This is their chance to breathe new life into our system of Parliamentary democracy.
    1.2 c (democratic state) democracia (f) we live in a democracy vivimos en una democracia
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    • So will our government work with other democracies to dismantle the tax havens?
    • The House of Commons sits for more days and more hours than any other legislature in the large democracies.
    • There can be and have been intolerant democracies and reasonably tolerant autocracies.

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