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democratic deficit


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  • n. A situation when ostensibly democratic organizations or institutions (particularly governments) are seen to be falling short of fulfilling the principles of the parliamentary democracy in their practices or operation where representative and linked parliamentary integrity becomes widely discussed.


First used by the Young European Federalists in their Manifesto in 1977. (Wiktionary)


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