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Dictionary Definition

Democrat

Noun

1 a member of the Democratic Party
2 an advocate of democratic principles [syn: populist]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Democrat

English

Etymology

From démocrate, from démocratie (modelled on aristocrate ‘aristocrat’).

Pronunciation

/ˈdɛməkræt/

Noun

  1. A supporter of democracy; an advocate of democratic politics (originally as opposed to the aristocrats in Revolutionary France).

Translations

Extensive Definition

Democrat may refer to:
democrat in Danish: Demokrat
democrat in German: Demokrat

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Conservative, Labourite, Republican, Tory, Whig, heeler, loyalist, partisan, party faithful, party hack, party man, party member, party wheelhorse, registered Democrat, registered Republican, regular, stalwart, ward heeler, wheelhorse
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