timocratical
adjective see timocracy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • timocratical — ti·mo·crat·i·cal …   English syllables

  • timocratical — adjective see timocratic …   Useful english dictionary

  • timocracy — noun Etymology: Middle English tymotracie, from Middle French tymocracie, from Medieval Latin timocratia, from Greek timokratia, from timē price, value, honor + kratia cracy; akin to Greek tiein to honor, Sanskrit cāyati he respects Date: 15th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • timocracy — timocratic /tuy meuh krat ik/, timocratical, adj. /tuy mok reuh see/, n., pl. timocracies. 1. a form of government in which love of honor is the dominant motive of the rulers. 2. a form of government in which a certain amount of property is… …   Universalium

  • timocracy — /taɪˈmɒkrəsi/ (say tuy mokruhsee) noun (plural timocracies) 1. a form of government in which love of honour is the dominant motive of the rulers. 2. a form of government in which a certain amount of property is requisite as a qualification for… …   Australian English dictionary

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