- ♦♦democrats1) N-COUNT: oft supp N A Democrat is a member or supporter of a particular political party which has the word `democrat' or `democratic' in its title, for example the Democratic Party in the United States.
...a senior Christian Democrat...
Congressman Tom Downey is a Democrat from New York.2) N-COUNT A democrat is a person who believes in the ideals of democracy, personal freedom, and equality.
This is the time for democrats and not dictators.
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democrat — DEMOCRÁT, Ă, democraţi, te, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj., s.m. şi f. (Adept) al democraţiei. 2. adj. Democratic. – Din fr. démocrate. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 DEMOCRÁT … Dicționar Român
democrat — dem‧o‧crat [ˈdeməkræt] noun [countable] 1. someone who believes in, or works to achieve, democracy: • She is a democrat who supports self determination. 2. Democrat a member or supporter of the Democratic party in the US: • My parents were… … Financial and business terms
Democrat — may refer to: A proponent of democracy, A member of a Democratic Party; including: Democratic Party (United States) Democratic Party of Japan List of Democratic Parties Places Democrat, California See also Democrat Party (phrase), a political… … Wikipedia
Democrat — Dem o*crat (d[e^]m [ o]*kr[a^]t), n. [Cf. F. d[ e]mocrate.] 1. One who is an adherent or advocate of democracy, or government by the people. [1913 Webster] Whatever they call him, what care I, Aristocrat, democrat, autocrat. Tennyson. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
democrat — ► NOUN 1) a supporter of democracy. 2) (Democrat) (in the US) a member of the Democratic Party … English terms dictionary
democrat — [ˈdeməkræt] n someone who believes in democracy, or works to achieve it … Dictionary of contemporary English
democrat — 1790, adherent of democracy, with reference to France, from Fr. démocrate (18c., opposed to aristocrate), back formation from démocratie (see DEMOCRACY (Cf. democracy)); revived in U.S. as a political party affiliation 1798, with a capital D. As… … Etymology dictionary
democrat — [dem′ə krat΄] n. [Fr démocrate < démocratie: see DEMOCRACY] 1. a person who believes in and upholds government by the people; advocate of rule by the majority 2. a person who believes in and practices the principle of equality of rights,… … English World dictionary
Democrat — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. registered Democrat, Southern Democrat, Jeffersonian Democrat, liberal, progressive, Dixiecrat*, Great Society Democrat*, New Dealer*. Ant. Republican*, Tory, Socialist … English dictionary for students
Democrat — n. (US) a registered Democrat * * * (US) a registered Democrat … Combinatory dictionary