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Social Democratic Party

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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain 1981–90) a centre political party founded by ex-members of the Labour Party. It formed an alliance with the Liberal Party and continued in a reduced form after many members left to join the Social and Liberal Democratic Party in 1988
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) one of the two major political parties in Germany (formerly in West Germany), favouring gradual reform
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of the parties in many other countries similar to that of Germany

Social Democratic Party

A Russian political group agitating for parliamentary government. Founded in 1898, it split into Bolsheviks (meaning majority, the more radical wing) and Mensheviks (meaning minority, the more moderate wing) in 1903.
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Noun1.Social Democratic Party - a political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century; originally Marxist; now advocates the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism
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