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democratic

dem·o·crat·ic

democratic

 
 
pronunciation:
de m krae tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or promoting social, economic, and political equality.
 
antonyms:
authoritarian, dictatorial, undemocratic
definition 2: of or pertaining to a democracy.
definition 3: (cap.) of or pertaining to the Democratic party of the United States.
derivation: democratically (adv.)
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The word democratic contains the following parts:
-ic Latin and Greek adjective-forming suffix that means like, pertaining to
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The suffix -ic attaches to roots and words of Greek or Latin origin to form adjectives. A few words ending in -ic (magic , critic , music ) were adjectives that became nouns in Greek before they entered English, also as nouns.