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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Democratic  \Dem`o*crat"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  ?:  cf  F.  d['e]mocratique.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  democracy;  favoring  democracy,  or 
  constructed  upon  the  principle  of  government  by  the 
  people. 
 
  2.  Relating  to  a  political  party  so  called 
 
  3.  Befitting  the  common  people;  --  opposed  to  aristocratic. 
 
  {The  Democratic  party},  the  name  of  one  of  the  chief 
  political  parties  in  the  United  States. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  democratic 
  adj  1:  characterized  by  or  advocating  or  based  upon  the  principles 
  of  democracy  or  social  equality;  "democratic 
  government";  "a  democratic  country";  "a  democratic 
  scorn  for  bloated  dukes  and  lords"-  George  du  Maurier 
  [ant:  {undemocratic}] 
  2:  belong  to  or  relating  to  the  Democratic  Party;  "Democratic 
  senator" 
  3:  representing  or  appealing  to  or  adapted  for  the  benefit  of 
  the  people  at  large  "democratic  art  forms";  "a  democratic 
  or  popular  movement";  "popular  thought";  "popular 
  science";  "popular  fiction"  [syn:  {popular}] 




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