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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

A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
Andrew Jackson

Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.
Victor Hugo
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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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