ruling+power

  • 1 ruling power — index government (political administration) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 power structure — ☆ power structure n. those persons or groups in a nation, city, organization, etc. who through economic, social, and institutional position constitute the actual ruling power …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Power over Ethernet — or PoE technology describes a system to transfer electrical power, along with data, to remote devices over standard twisted pair cable in an Ethernet network. This technology is useful for powering IP telephones, wireless LAN access points,… …

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  • 4 power — is the concept which is at the heart of the subject of social stratification . It is therefore not surprising that we have seen so many disputes concerning its meaning (including disputes about what particular sociologists meant when they used… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 5 power — n 1 Power, force, energy, strength, might, puissance mean the ability to exert effort for a purpose. Power is the most general of these terms and denotes an ability to act or be acted upon, to effect something, or to affect or be affected by… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 Power to the people (slogan) — Power to the people is a political slogan that has been used in a wide variety of contexts.During the 1960s in the United States, young people began speaking and writing this phrase as a form of rebellion against what they perceived as the… …

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  • 7 ruling clique — ruling class, governing class, group that holds power …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 Ruling class — The term ruling class refers to the social class of a given society that decides upon and sets that society s political policy. The ruling class is a particular sector of the upper class that adheres to quite specific circumstances: it has both… …

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  • 9 Power elite — A power elite, in political and sociological theory, is a small group of people who control a disproportionate amount of wealth, privilege, and access to decision making of global consequence. The term was coined by Charles Wright Mills in his… …

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  • 10 Ruling class —    For Marxists the ruling class is the economically dominant class, and the economically dominant class is the class that owns and controls the means of production. With economic power comes political power, and Karl Marx saw the ruling class as …

    Historical dictionary of Marxism

  • 11 power elite — Synonyms and related words: Establishment, VIP, aristocracy, baron, barons, big gun, big man, big name, bigwig, brass, brass hat, bureaucracy, celebrity, cream, dignitary, dignity, directorate, elder, elite, establishment, father, figure, great… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 power structure — Synonyms and related words: amperage, animal kingdom, aristocracy, armipotence, authority, barons, beef, black power, brute force, bureaucracy, caste, chain of being, charge, charisma, class, class structure, clout, cogence, cogency, compulsion,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 Ruling clique — A ruling clique is a group of people who jointly rule an oligarchic form of government.Ruling cliques generally differ from another type of oligarchy: a military junta. Military juntas are always ruled by military personnel (often high ranking… …

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  • 14 ruling — ▪ I. ruling rul‧ing 1 [ˈruːlɪŋ] noun [countable] LAW an official decision, especially one made by a court: ruling that • a district court ruling that the plaintiff s medical evidence was unreliable • The Commission must issue a final r …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 ruling class — Synonyms and related words: aedileship, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocracy, barons, bishopric, bureaucracy, chairmanship, chancellery, chancellorate, chancellorship, chiefery, chiefry, chieftaincy, chieftainry,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 Ruling gradient — The ruling gradient (or ruling grade) of a section of railway line is the steepest section of that line. The ruling gradient is important in assigning locomotives to trains, as the locomotives must have sufficient power to pull the train over the …

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  • 17 Ruling Queens of Númenor — In J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth legendarium, the Ruling Queens of Númenor were Dúnedain women who ruled the kingdom of Númenor. Out of Númenor s twenty five rulers, only three were female. Although the females in Tolkien s writings generally… …

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  • 18 ruling */*/ — I UK [ˈruːlɪŋ] / US [ˈrulɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] in control of, or having the most power in, a country, group, or organization Members of the ruling party and the opposition met last night. a member of the ruling classes II UK [ˈruːlɪŋ]… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 ruling — rul|ing1 [ rulıŋ ] adjective only before noun ** in control of or having the most power in a country, group, or organization: Members of the ruling party and the opposition met last night. a member of the ruling classes ruling rul|ing 2 [ rulıŋ ] …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 power — I UK [ˈpaʊə(r)] / US [ˈpaʊər] noun Word forms power : singular power plural powers *** Metaphor: Having power and controlling someone is like being in a higher position than them. Not having power is like being low down. They have no… …

    English dictionary


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