plutocratically
adverb see plutocracy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plutocratically — See plutocrat. * * * …   Universalium

  • plutocratically — adverb In a plutocratic way …   Wiktionary

  • plutocratically — plu·to·crat·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • plutocratically — adverb see plutocratic …   Useful english dictionary

  • plutocratic — plutocratically, adv. /plooh teuh krat ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or characterized by a plutocracy or plutocrats. Also, plutocratical. [1865 70; PLUTOCRAT + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • plutocracy — noun (plural cies) Etymology: Greek ploutokratia, from ploutos wealth; akin to Greek plein to sail, float more at flow Date: 1652 1. government by the wealthy 2. a controlling class of the wealthy • plutocrat noun • plutocratic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plutocracy — [plu: tɒkrəsi] noun (plural plutocracies) government by the wealthy. ↘a state or society governed in this way. ↘an elite or ruling class whose power derives from their wealth. Derivatives plutocratic adjective plutocratically adverb Origin C17:… …   English new 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

  • plutocracy — n. (pl. ies) 1 a government by the wealthy. b a State governed in this way. 2 a wealthy eacutelite or ruling class. Derivatives: plutocratic adj. plutocratically adv. Etymology: Gk ploutokratia f. ploutos wealth + CRACY …   Useful english dictionary

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