démocratique

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French democratique (relating to democracy, democratic), borrowed from Late Latin democraticus (relating to democracy, democratic; democrat), from Ancient Greek δημοκρᾰτῐκός (dēmokratikós, of or for democracy; favouring or suited for democracy), from δημοκρᾰτῐ́ᾱ (dēmokratíā, democracy) + -ῐκός (-ikós, suffix with the sense ‘relating’ to forming adjectives). The French word is analysable as démocratie +‎ -ique.

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démocratique (plural démocratiques)

  1. democratic
    Synonym: républicain
    Antonyms: antidémocratique, dictatorial, totalitaire

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