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Meaning of PLUTOCRACY

Pronunciation:  ploo't√Ękrusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a political system governed by the wealthy people
 

PLUTOCRACY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: form of government, political system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plu*toc"ra*cy\, n. [Gr. ?; ? wealth + ? to be
strong, to rule, fr.? strength: cf. F. plutocratie.]
A form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in
the hands of the wealthy classes; government by the rich;
also, a controlling or influential class of rich men.

 

 

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