- Institutions, historical development and meanings of direct democracy
- In today’s welfare state, decentralized governance has modern meanings, as we have illustrated using the example of public health: it is more responsive to the different values and preferences of different peoples.
- Swiss Democracy by Wolf Linder
The word meaning have some definitions on Cambridge Dictionary:
a) The meaning of something is what it expresses or represents.
b) Importance or value.
And on Merriam Webster:
a) Something meant or intended : AIM
My question is: What does the word "meanings" mean in above two sentences?