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adjective: Relating to common people; popular.
noun: Modern Greek.
From Greek demos (people). Earliest documented use: 1782.
“I’ve often found myself wondering what Christopher Hitchens would say about this or that event in the news. What I wouldn’t give to read him on ... the darkly demotic presidential campaign of Donald Trump.”
Damon Linker; Pleasures of Dispute; The New York Times; Jan 8, 2016.
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