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Secondary I • 1yr.

Hello,

In my schoolbook, I have to give a short definition of democracy, can you help me please?

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    Team Alloprof • 1yr.

    Hello!

    The word democracy comes from two words:

    The first one is demos which means people and the second one is cratos which means power. People in power. It is therefore the common people that hold the political power through elected representatives. 

    Do not hesitate if you have other questions !