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Definition of Republic

Republic

  1. Common weal.
  2. A state in which the sovereign power resides in the whole body of the people, and is exercised by representatives elected by them; a commonwealth. Cf. Democracy, 2.

Republic Quotations

The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.
Alexis de Tocqueville

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
Theodore Roosevelt

I have a very powerful sense of place, but I have a very powerful sense of being a migrant, so it's both. It seems like I'm always leaving my home. That's part of the formula. I love the Dominican Republic. I go back all the time. I love New Jersey. Go back all the time.
Junot Diaz

Proof that they do not understand the republic is that in their fine promises for universal suffrage, they forgot women.
Delphine de Girardin

The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy.
Friedrich Engels
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Republic Translations

republic in Afrikaans is republiek
republic in Dutch is republiek, vrijstaat
republic in German is Republik
republic in Italian is repubblica
republic in Latin is res publica
republic in Swedish is republik
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