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    having been

    How can i understand it? what "having been" means in the sentence?
    In a democratic system, a government benefits from the legitimacy of having been elected by the electorate.

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    Re: having been

    Quote Originally Posted by Rose Once View Post
    How can i understand it? what "having been" means in the sentence?
    In a democratic system, a government benefits from the legitimacy of having been elected by the electorate.
    "In a democracy the government has legitimacy because it was elected by the people."

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