demokrātisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From demokrātija (democracy) +‎ -isks. Probably not derived as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from another European language.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

demokrātisks (def. demokrātiskais, comp. demokrātiskāks, sup. visdemokrātiskākais; adv. demokrātiski)

  1. democratic (based on democracy, characterized by democracy)
    demokrātiska iekārtademocratic system, order
    demokrātiska republikademocratic republic
    rīkoties pēc demokrātiskiem principiem — to act on democratic principles
    demokrātiskais centrālismsdemocratic centralism (political principle of the former USSR)
  2. democratic, popular, people's (relating to the masses)
    demokrātiskā mākslapopular (lit. democratic) art
    demokrātiskais naids pret tautas apspiedējiem — the people's hatred against their oppressors

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