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democratic

1. of, characterized by, derived from, or relating to the principles of democracy
2. upholding or favouring democracy or the interests of the common people
3. popular with or for the benefit of all
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The diplomat's statement came in response to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who in an interview with local television said that it was hard to decide to whom to talk about peace in Islamabad - whether to the democratically elected government or the 'other actors'.
The First Minister said that "if Scotland faces the prospect of being taken out of the European Union against our democratically expressed will, then all options to protect our relationship with Europe and the European Union will require to be considered".
The parliamentary election is the final step in a political roadmap the army announced in July 2013 after ousting Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, following mass protests against his year in office.
He was the first democratically elected head of government in the post-Franco era.
The ousting of Yanukovych, like July's toppling of Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, proved that elections by themselves were not always enough.
9 August 2013 -- According to a poll released by SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) said that nearly half of respondents (48 percent) with more than USD5m in investable assets (penta-millionaires) said that their family makes investment and wealth management decisions more democratically following the financial crisis of 2008.
CDATA[ The Muslim Brotherhoodas 80-year dream to take over Egypt ended in a fiasco, barely one year after one of their own was democratically elected to the office of President of Egypt.
Bulgariaas nationalist leader Volen Siderov is totally unfit to head the parliamentary body for corruption combat and should be dismissed, Bulgaria's first democratically elected president argues.
Remember, it is an advisory council -- we are dealing with a democratically elected government on the other side," said Shah, a renowned economist and social worker who is also a Member of the Planning Commission.
Despite the major presence of co-ops in the world economy and in the United States, this democratically owned part of the private sector is inadequately understood and greatly underappreciated, Nadeau says.
Summary: Mohammed Mursi has been sworn in as Egypt's first democratically elected president in a ceremony in Cairo.
For the past decade, the Canadian Forces have been half a world away in Afghanistan, protecting willing, but intimidated, students from die-hard fanatics who have nothing but contempt for democratically elected governments, as demonstrated by their attacks on government officials.

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