[non-di-grey-duh-buh l] /ˌnɒn dɪˈgreɪ də bəl/
not subject to or capable of degradation or decomposition:
something that is not degradable, as a chemical compound.
[adjective dih-lib-er-it; verb dih-lib-uh-reyt] /adjective dɪˈlɪb ər ɪt; verb dɪˈlɪb əˌreɪt/ adjective 1. carefully weighed or considered; studied; intentional: a deliberate lie. 2. characterized by or cautious consideration; careful or slow in deciding: Moving away from the city and all its advantages required a deliberate decision. 3. leisurely and steady in movement or action; slow […]
[dih-mok-ruh-see] /dɪˈmɒk rə si/ noun, plural democracies. 1. government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system. 2. a state having such a form of government: The United States and Canada […]
[dem-uh-krat-ik] /ˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of democracy or a democracy. 2. pertaining to or characterized by the principle of political or social equality for all: democratic treatment. 3. advocating or upholding democracy. 4. (initial capital letter) Politics. /ˌnɒndɛməˈkrætɪk/ adjective 1. not adhering to the principles or practice of […]
[duh-mon-struh-tiv] /dəˈmɒn strə tɪv/ adjective 1. characterized by or given to open exhibition or expression of one’s emotions, attitudes, etc., especially of love or affection: She wished her fiancé were more demonstrative. 2. serving to ; explanatory or illustrative. 3. serving to prove the truth of anything; indubitably conclusive. 4. Grammar. indicating or singling out […]