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DEMOCRACY, government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is exercised by the people in a body, as was the practice in some of the states of Ancient Greece; the term representative democracy has been given to a republican government like that of the United States.

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despotic habits and mindset of democratic governments is highly unfortunate.
BEIRUT: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia launched Tuesday a manual about building partnerships in democratic governments.
In addition, Feltman affirmed the US's steady support to pluralistic and democratic governments in the region, which protect the rights of all citizens, as well as ethnic and religious minorities, reiterating his government's commitment in an independent and free Lebanon.
According to the president, the new members have "replaced dictators with democratic governments.
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The GDP of all the countries remained near or below the level of a decade before, truly democratic governments were only a distant dream, conflicts remained unresolved in the Caucasus, and the threat of militant Islam led by the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) cast a shadow over the Central Asian landscape.

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