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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In past, one Democratic Party conspired against another ruling party and stalled democratic progress.
Among the political parties that signed the agreement are the Action Alliance, Alliance for Democracy, Africa Democratic Party, Action Democratic Party, All Grand Alliance Party, Action Peoples Party and Advanced Congress of Democrats.
At the opening ceremony, First Deputy Minister of Culture Vahif Aliyev, Chairman of the Artists, Union, People's Artist Farhad Khalilov and others noted that the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic (ADR) is a glorious page of national and world history.
To develop political and democratic culture in the society, the experts underscored the need for establishment of National Democracy Commission (NDC) with a mandate to work for the promotion of political tolerance and democratic values in the society.
Democratic entities were able to quash the Brotherhood in two aspects, through the elite and on the ground, with the people.
Maintaining the name of the "Democratic Current", this formation is intended as an alternative to the power and a new social-democratic political force to face up the right parties that have suffered a failure in power, he said at a press conference.
22 -- Sri Lanka-born Sanje Sedera who is running for Nevada State Assembly on Democratic Party ticket has received endorsements from highly visible, state-wide prominent and Washington leadership linked politicians and political activists.
The concept of democratic deepening, with its corollary concepts of institution-building and democratic leadership, may help in assessing what went wrong with Philippine democracy under President Aquino that facilitated the triumph of authoritarian candidate Rodrigo Duterte.
How different would the foreign policy of a democratic Russia be from the foreign policy of Russia now!
One of the most important topics of concern for governments in the Americas is the protection of democratic systems, especially in places where periods of dictatorship have only recently ended.
New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo was instrumental in convincing a Republican-controlled New York Senate to pass the law.
The main focus of this paper is the study of essential components of a democratically legitimate constitutional regime, new adaptations to traditional accounts of democracy, and legitimate institutions of democratic reform.

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