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'Democracy' is a union of which two Greek words and what is its prevailing and approved meaning?

Answer :

Democracy is derived from the union of two words from the Greek language. The words are ‘Demos’ and ‘Kartia’. In which demos originally meant as crowd whereas the word meaning later transformed into public and ‘Kartia’ means power. Therefore the word democracy originally means public power. Democracy has inherent three meanings.


• This is meant as a method of decision making.


• This is a group of principle to make decisions


• Democracy is the concept which is related to ideological values.


In the current scenario, democracy is a form of government which makes sure the equal values for all citizen in the country.


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