Definition of democratically in US English:



  • In accordance with the principles of democracy.

    ‘a democratically elected government’
    ‘wage scales should be decided democratically’
    • ‘The matter of choosing the Labour candidate to fight the next general election will be made democratically by the party.’
    • ‘It is an example of how our system of government can adjust to new demands peacefully and democratically.’
    • ‘The confrontation between classes will get bigger, and it won't happen democratically.’
    • ‘This is designed to make the union function more efficiently and democratically.’
    • ‘Such a level of social inequality can never be voluntarily or democratically accepted by the population.’
    • ‘If we want politicians to act democratically we shall first have to have a democracy.’
    • ‘Such an assembly must be elected openly and democratically by and for ordinary working people.’
    • ‘It is hoped that the next election will be done democratically at the polling booths.’
    • ‘The newer groups are not run democratically; they often have no members.’
    • ‘We are committed to a sustainable, socially just and democratically accountable trade system.’