adj of or like a republic; supporting the principles of a republic 共和国的; 共和政体的; 拥护共和政体的
*a republican movement,party, government 共和运动、党、政体
* republican sympathies 对共和制的拥护.
1 person favouring republican government 拥护共和政体的人; 共和主义者.
2 Republican member of one of the two main political parties in the US （美国）共和党党员. Cf 参看 democrat 2.
1. He is a member of the Republican Party. 他是共和党的一员。
2. He is a staunch partisan of the Republican Party. 他是共和党的坚定支持者。
3. Most of it came from a secret fund that had been placed under his sole authority and that was supposed to be used to pay spies and conduct secret activities against the Irish Republican Army. 其中大部分钱来自一项由他单独管辖的秘密基金。该基金本应用来支付间谍费用，以及开展对抗爱尔兰共和军的秘密活动。