democratic

democratic demo∙crat∙ic adj. 1. (of a country, state, system, etc. 国家、政府、制度等) controlled by representatives who are elected by the people of a country; connected with this system • 民主的;民主政体的;民主制度的:
»a democratic country
民主国家
»a democratic system
民主制度
»democratic government
民主政府
2. based on the principle that all members have an equal right to be involved in running an organization, etc. • 民主管理的:
»democratic participation
民主参与
»a democratic decision
民主决策
3. based on the principle that all members of society are equal rather than divided by money or social class • 有民主精神的;平等的:
»a democratic society
民主社会
»democratic reforms
民主改革
4. Democratic (abbr. Dem., D) connected with the Democratic party in the US • (美国)民主党的:
»the Democratic senator from Oregon
(美国)俄勒冈州的民主党参议员
demo∙crat∙ic∙al∙ly adv.:
»a democratically elected government
民主选举的政府
»democratically controlled
民主监管的
»The decision was taken democratically.
这是通过民主讨论作出的决策。
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[ˏdemә'krætik]
adj. 民主的, 民主主義的, 民主政體的, 平民的

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