noun see gerontocracy

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  • gerontocrat — gerontocrát s. m., pl. gerontocráţi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  GERONTOCRÁT, Ă s. m. f. cel care aparţine gerontocraţiei. (< gerontocraţie) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • gerontocrat — See gerontocracy. * * * …   Universalium

  • gerontocrat — ge·ron·to·crat …   English syllables

  • gerontocrat — noun see gerontocracy …   Useful english dictionary

  • gerontocracy — gerontocrat /jeuh ron teuh krat /, n. gerontocratic, adj. /jer euhn tok reuh see, jear /, n., pl. gerontocracies. 1. government by a council of elders. 2. a governing body consisting of old people. 3. a state or government in which old people… …   Universalium

  • gerontocracy — noun (plural cies) Etymology: French gérontocratie, from géronto geront + cratie cracy Date: 1830 rule by elders; specifically a form of social organization in which a group of old men or a council of elders dominates or exercises control •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gerontocratic — See gerontocrat. * * * …   Universalium

  • gerontocracy — [ˌdʒɛrən tɒkrəsi] noun a state, society, or group governed by old people. ↘government based on rule by old people. Derivatives gerontocrat noun gerontocratic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • ge|ron|to|crat — «juh RON tuh krat», noun. 1. a member of a gerontocracy. 2. an elderly person who is a leader in his field: »a labor gerontocrat …   Useful english dictionary

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