Monocracy Mo*noc"ra*cy, n. [Mono- + -cracy, as in democracy.] Government by a single person; undivided rule. --Sydney Smith. [1913 Webster]

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  • monocracy — noun Date: 1651 government by a single person • monocrat noun • monocratic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monocracy — monocratic /mon euh krat ik/, adj. /moh nok reuh see, meuh /, n., pl. monocracies. government by only one person; autocracy. [1645 55; MONO + CRACY; modeled on ARISTOCRACY, DEMOCRACY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • monocracy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A government in which a single leader or party exercises absolute control over all citizens and every aspect of their lives: absolutism, autarchy, autocracy, despotism, dictatorship, tyranny. See OVER, POLITICS …   English dictionary for students

  • monocracy — government by one individual Forms of Government …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • monocracy — mÉ™ nÉ‘krÉ™sɪ / nÉ’k n. autocracy, dictatorship, government by one individual …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monocracy — [mə nɒkrəsi] noun (plural monocracies) a system of government by one person only. Derivatives monocrat noun monocratic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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  • monocracy — n autocracy, dictatorship, despotism, czarism, kaiserism, tyranny, absolutism; monarchy, sovereignty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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