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Entry Details for 民主主義

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noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 民主主義

noun, no adjective
  1. democracy

Definition and Synonyms for 民主主義

Democracy the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
Synonyms: デモクラシー, 平民主義, 民主主義, 民本主義, 民権主義

Meanings for each kanji in 民主主義

people; nation; subjects Kanji Details »
lord; chief; master; main thing; principal Kanji Details »
righteousness; justice; morality; honor; loyalty; meaning Kanji Details »

Categories 民主主義 is a member of

Political Orientation an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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Sample Sentences for 民主主義

If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
I believe it will be quite a long time before the spirit of democracy pervades our daily life.
In this democratic age of ours men clamour for what is popularly considered the best, regardless of their feelings. They want the costly, not the refined; the fashionable, not the beautiful.
I am on the side of democracy.
When the bombs fell on our harbor and tyranny threatened the world, she was there to witness a generation rise to greatness, and a democracy was saved. Yes, we can.

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