Tuesday, 27th May 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Democracy, n.

Pronunciation: /dᵻˈmɒkrəsi/
Etymology: < ancient Greek δημοκρατία popular government < δῆμος the people + -κρατια -cracy comb. form.

One man, one vote. Cf. Shareholder democracy, n. (one man two votes, one man no votes).

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