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pure democracy

a form of democracy in which the laws and policies are made directly by the citizens rather than by representatives.
Origin of pure democracy
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • pure democracy, and pure democracy alone, satisfies the former condition of this great problem.
  • Such an initial aggregation need not choose pure democracy for its ongoing aggregation device.
  • In operation, no organization exists as a pure democracy and no leadership can exemplify pure democracy.
  • Put simply, a pure democracy is two coyotes and a sheep taking a vote on what's for dinner.

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