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ti·moc·ra·cy

 (tī-mŏk′rə-sē)
n. pl. ti·moc·ra·cies
1. A state described by Plato as being governed on principles of honor and military glory.
2. An Aristotelian state in which civic honor or political power increases with the amount of property one owns.

[Obsolete French tymocracie, from Medieval Latin tīmocratia, from Greek tīmokratiā : tīmē, honor, value + -kratiā, -cracy.]

ti′mo·crat′ic (tī′mə-krăt′ĭk) adj.
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timocracy

(taɪˈmɒkrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political unit or system in which possession of property serves as the first requirement for participation in government
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a political unit or system in which love of honour is deemed the guiding principle of government
[C16: from Old French tymocracie, ultimately from Greek timokratia, from timē worth, honour, price + -cracy]
timocratic, ˌtimoˈcratical adj
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ti•moc•ra•cy

(taɪˈmɒk rə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. government in which love of honor is the dominant motive of the rulers.
2. government in which a certain amount of property is requisite as a qualification for office.
[1580–90; ultimately < Greek tīmokratía=tīmo-, comb. form of tīmḗ honor, worth + -kratia -cracy]
ti`mo•crat′ic (-məˈkræt ɪk) adj.
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timocracy

1. Platonism. a state in which a love of honor and glory is the guiding principle of the rulers.
2. Aristotelianism. a state in which the ownership of property is a qualification for office. — timocratie, timocratical, adj.
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