Definitions

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  • v. to make democratic

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. introduce democratic reforms; of nations
  • v. become (more) democratic; of nations

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Examples

  • "We do not believe that the ruling National Democratic Party [NDP] will respond in any way to the Wafd document on election guarantees and so there will never be any real guarantees ensuring the integrity of elections," said Nafaa, adding that, "the best way to exert pressure on the regime to democratise is to stick to NAC's slogan 'Let's all boycott the elections or participate in all'."

    Al-Ahram Weekly Online

  • Do you REALLY think that with Bush having sent the US military in to 'democratise' Arab muslim countries in the Middle East, and failed, Obama could do it it one speech.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Indeed, this political paradigm acted as a prime justification for the Bush administration\'s call to "democratise" the Middle East. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Sunni, Shia and US Middle East politics

  • Indeed, this political paradigm acted as a prime justification for the Bush administration's call to 'democratise' the Middle East.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Sunni, Shia and US Middle East politics

  • Think about it this way, Afghanistan and Iraq becoming democratic is not the biggest worry you should have right now, so forget the whole Bush victory and watch him try to bomb Iran as well . . . and wage war against China and try to 'democratise' it i think it's spelled democratize but who cares.

    Dang!

  • United Nations and would support efforts to "democratise" that body by giving traditionally less powerful nations more scope and influence.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Initiatives to "democratise" the SABC board and establish bodies such as the Independent Monitoring Commission and Independent

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The emphasis of the April release was to 'democratise' the market by bringing unlocked handset prices down to a more affordable level.

    All About Symbian - News

  • The bold idea was to turn the PKR into a "modern, open party", in the words of Tian Chua, one of the policy's architects, and to help "democratise" Malaysian politics at the same time.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • "democratise" leading international organisations like the UN.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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