Democracy

(redirected from Democratic system)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to Democratic system: Democratic government, Electoral democracy

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
The trade leaders were of the view that surviving of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani against no confidence move would strengthen the democratic system in the country," says a press release issued here today.
The special assistant said the democratic system was imperative to resolve the issues of common people with consensus of all stake-holders, adding that the parliament was best forum to address the issues confronting by the country.
Speaking on the democratic system in the country, Yasinzai said that fortunately democracy had strengthened in the country and it was the only way to address public issues.
Nov 29 ( ANI ): Congress leader and former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not giving due credit to the Constitution and democratic system of the country for making it possible for a tea seller to become the Prime Minister.
'If you don't understand that in a democracy the vote is powerful, then you cannot have a democratic system,' he said, adding that in such Muslim countries, they were much more comfortable with the system of monarchy.
Now the third consecutive democratic system in place in the country is in action.
With the help of Allah Almighty the democratic system in the country is strengthening day by day, he added.
He opined that strong resilience and support on the part of parliament, people and political stakeholders would help avert derailment of democratic system.
In our democratic system of government parliament is sovereign.
NNA - Telecom Minister Boutros Harb welcomed on Monday the successful first phase of the municipal and mukhtar elections, which consecrated Lebanon's democratic system that majorly relies on citizens' opinion via free elections.
Four Malaysians have appeared in a video, posted on YouTube, threatening to burn the court and calling for abolishing the country's democratic system and replacing it with an Islamic ruling regime.
Summary: Zahrani MP Michel Musa said Tuesday that dialogue between rival Lebanese parties was essential for protecting Lebanon's democratic system and meeting constitutional deadlines.

Full browser ?