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republics, plural;
  1. A state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch

  2. A community or group with a certain equality between its members

  1. democracy: a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
  2. a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch; "the head of state in a republic is usually a president"
  3. Republic was New Order's first album after the demise of Factory Records, and their last for eight years.
  4. The Republic (Hanrapetutyun) is an opposition political party in Armenia. The party founded by the ex-members of Republican Party of Armenia and members of "Yerkrapah" Volunteer union- Aram Sargsyan, Albert Bazeyan, Vagharshak Harutyunyan, Ara Ketikyan and others, in April, 2001.
  5. Republic are a Hungarian rock band formed in Budapest in 1989. Their style is a unique mix of Western rock music and traditional Hungarian folk music. The band has gained popularity in its native country and among some Hungarian speaking minorities elsewhere.
  6. Republic (Respublika) is a parliamentary group in Belarus which opposes the administration of President Alexander Lukashenko. In legislative elections held between October 13-17, 2004, the group did not secure any seats.
  7. De re publica (On the commonwealth, see below) is a dialogue on Roman politics by Cicero, written in six books between 54 and 51 BC. ...
  8. Republic is a men's- and women's-wear retailer with over 80 stores in the UK.
  9. A state where sovereignty rests with the people or their representatives, rather than with a monarch or emperor; a country with no monarchy
  10. 10 shows signs of addressing the problem with language of magic. Socrates begins by promising that insight into mimêsis operates as a countercharm (595b). People need countercharms because the imitator is a “sorcerer [goêtês]” and thereby a deceiver (598d; cf. 602d). ...
  11. A variation of the Federal furniture style.
  12. A system of government that operates by rule of law and exists to protect individual rights.  The Republic of the United States has a democratically elected representative government, but this does not make it a democracy.
  13. a form of government in which supreme power rests with all the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected president rather than a king or queen
  14. 1947 War • Baghdad Pact • Indus Treaty • 1965 War • 1971 War • Project-706 • Islamization • Baloch insurgency • Kargil War • 1999 coup d'état • War in north-west
  15. A country without a king, queen or emperor. The people who rule it are elected. France, Italy and Germany are countries today which are republics.
  16. Form of government in which decisions are made by representatives who are chosen by the people.
  17. X (611) also argues that the soul’s immortality precludes its having parts (the Resemblance Argument of the Phaedo had already emphasized the soul’s uniformity and simplicity). ...
  18. By classical definition a republic is a form of government whose constitution blends aspects of monarchy, aristocracy, and democracy. A republic was judged to be a more stable government than the unblended aspects of the three forms of government.
  19. n. [L. respublica; res and publica; public affairs.]
  20. A territorial and administrative subdivision of the Russian Federation created to grant a degree of administrative autonomy to some large minority groups. In 1996 the Russian Federation had twenty-one republics (before 1992 called autonomous republics), including the war-torn Republic of Chechnya.
  21. by Plato - The original is not gnostic, but the Nag Hammadi library version is heavily modified with current gnostic concepts.
  22. The balanced constitution of Rome from c. 510 to 47 b.c.e.; featured an aristocratic Senate, a panel of magistrates, and several popular assemblies. (p. 153)
  23. a form of democracy in which laws are made not by a direct vote of the people, but by representatives elected by the people.  The United States is a republic.
  24. in western Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone to the northwest, Guinea to the north, the Ivory Coast to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest.