how to pronounce democracy


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democracy is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of democracy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in favor of illiberal democracy he would …”

meanings of democracy


  1. A government under the direct or representative rule of the people of its jurisdiction.
  2. Belief in political freedom and equality; the "spirit of democracy".
  3. A state with a democratic system of government.
  4. Rule by the people, especially as a form of government; either directly or through elected representatives (representative democracy).


  1. Democratic Party.

democracy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word democracy occurs in english on average 25.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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