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tech·noc·ra·cy

 (tĕk-nŏk′rə-sē)
n. pl. tech·noc·ra·cies
A government or social system controlled by technicians, especially scientists and technical experts.

[Greek tekhnē, skill; see technical + -cracy.]

technocracy

(tɛkˈnɒkrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a theory or system of society according to which government is controlled by scientists, engineers, and other experts
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a body of such experts
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state considered to be governed or organized according to these principles
technocrat n
ˌtechnoˈcratic adj

tech•noc•ra•cy

(tɛkˈnɒk rə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. a theory or movement advocating management and control of the economy, government, and social system by technological experts.
2. a system of government in which this theory is applied.
[1919]

technocracy

1. a theory and movement of the 1930s advocating the control of production and distribution by technicians and engineers.
2. a system of government based on this theory. — technocrat, n.technocratic, adj.
See also: Government

technocracy

A form of government in which power is in the hands of scientists and other technicians.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.technocracy - a form of government in which scientists and technical experts are in control; "technocracy was described as that society in which those who govern justify themselves by appeal to technical experts who justify themselves by appeal to scientific forms of knowledge"
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
Translations

technocracy

[tekˈnɒkrəsɪ] Ntecnocracia f

technocracy

[tɛkˈnɒkrəsi] n
(= elite) → technocratie f
(= country) → technocratie f

technocracy

nTechnokratie f
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