adjective see gerontocracy

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  • gerontocratic — GERONTOCRÁTIC, Ă adj. Referitor la gerontocraţie. [< fr. gérontocratique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 07.04.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

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  • gerontocratic — ge·ron·to·crat·ic …   English syllables

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