noun see plutocracy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plutocrat — PLUTOCRÁT, Ă, plutocraţi, te, s.m. şi f. Persoană care, datorită averii de care dispune, participă la conducerea statului şi a treburilor publice. – Din fr. ploutocrate. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 25.03.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  plutocrát s. m. (sil.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Plutocrat — Plu to*crat, n. One whose wealth gives him power or influence; one of the plutocracy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plutocrat — n. A wealthy person who uses his or her wealth to gain political power. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • plutocrat — (n.) 1850, back formation from PLUTOCRACY (Cf. plutocracy). Related: Plutocratic (1866); plutocratical (1833) …   Etymology dictionary

  • plutocrat — ► NOUN often derogatory ▪ a person whose power derives from their wealth …   English terms dictionary

  • plutocrat — [plo͞ot′ə krat΄] n. [< Gr ploutos, wealth (see PLUTOCRACY) + CRAT] 1. a member of a wealthy ruling class 2. a person whose wealth is the source of control or great influence plutocratic adj. plutocratically adv …   English World dictionary

  • plutocrat — UK [ˈpluːtəkræt] / US [ˈplutəˌkræt] noun [countable] Word forms plutocrat : singular plutocrat plural plutocrats showing disapproval someone who is powerful because they are rich Derived word: plutocratic UK [ˌpluːtəˈkrætɪk] / US [ˌplutəˈkrætɪk]… …   English dictionary

  • plutocrat — Synonyms and related words: Daddy Warbucks, billionaire, bloated plutocrat, capitalist, fat cat, man of means, man of substance, man of wealth, millionaire, moneybags, moneyed man, multimillionaire, nabob, parvenu, rich man, richling, warm man,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • plutocrat — [[t]plu͟ːtəkræt[/t]] plutocrats N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe someone as a plutocrat, you disapprove of them because you believe they are powerful only because they are rich. [FORMAL] He proclaimed his fellow feeling with workers, and… …   English dictionary

  • plutocrat — /plooh teuh krat /, n. a member of a plutocracy. [1840 50; PLUTO(CRACY) + CRAT] * * * …   Universalium

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