republican

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re·pub·li·can / riˈpəblikən/ • adj. (of a form of government, constitution, etc.) belonging to, or characteristic of a republic. ∎  advocating or supporting republican government: the republican movement.• n. 1. a person advocating or supporting republican government.2. (Republican) a member or supporter of the Republican Party.DERIVATIVES: re·pub·li·can·ism / -ˌnizəm/ n.