Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/25/16 Plutocracy

Plutocracy (noun)
plutocracy [ploo-tok-ruh-see]


noun, plural plutocracies.
1. the rule or power of wealth or of the wealthy.
2. a government or state in which the wealthy class rules.
3. a class or group ruling, or exercising power or influence, by virtue of its wealth.


Origin: 1645-55; < Greek ploutokratía, equivalent to ploûto(s) wealth + -kratia -cracy

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