Theocratic The`o*crat"ic, Theocratical The`o*crat"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. th['e]ocratique.] Of or pertaining to a theocracy; administred by the immediate direction of God; as, the theocratical state of the Israelites. [1913 Webster]

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  • theocratic — [[t]θi͟ːəkræ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A theocratic society is ruled by priests who represent a god. [TECHNICAL] It is a movement that threatens the choice of the people and threatens to install a theocratic state. Ant: secular …   English dictionary

  • theocratic — adj. Theocratic is used with these nouns: ↑regime …   Collocations dictionary

  • theocratic — theocracy ► NOUN (pl. theocracies) ▪ a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god. DERIVATIVES theocratic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek theos god …   English terms dictionary

  • theocratic — adjective of or relating to or being a theocracy a theocratic state • Pertains to noun: ↑theocracy • Derivationally related forms: ↑theocracy …   Useful english dictionary

  • theocratic — also theocratical adjective Date: 1690 of, relating to, or being a theocracy • theocratically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • theocratic — See theocrat. * * * …   Universalium

  • theocratic — adjective a) Pertaining to theocracy. b) Conforming to God rule, by Christian behavior …   Wiktionary

  • theocratic — adj. pertaining to a theocracy, pertaining to a government in which a god is recognized at the ultimate authority …   English contemporary dictionary

  • theocratic — the·o·crat·ic …   English syllables

  • theocratic — See: theocracy …   English dictionary

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