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|part of speech:
||a nation in which those who make the laws and run the government are elected by the people.
The United States is a republic.
||a government whose head is an elected or chosen person and not a monarch such as a king or queen.
||a particular nation that is a republic.
We visited the Republic of Turkey.
comes from the Latin words, res publica
means "things" or "affairs." Publica