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- n. A left-wing ideology that aims to introduce democracy into the workforce, i.e. worker cooperatives, and ensure public provision of basic human needs.
- n. Any form of socialism based on democratic principles and institutions.
Distinguished from the grammatical synonym social democracy, coming into a specific usage as social democracy came to mean the reform rather than end of capitalism. (Wiktionary)