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American English: /dəˈmɑkrəsi/
British English: /dɪˈmɒkrəsi/

Translation of democracy in Spanish:

noun plural democracies

  • 1 uncountable (system)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 countable (democratic state) we live in a democracy
    vivimos en una democracia
    Example sentences
    • 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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