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the·o·crat

 (thē′ə-krăt′)
n.
1. A ruler of a theocracy.
2. A believer in theocracy.

the′o·crat′ic, the′o·crat′i·cal adj.
the′o·crat′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.theocratic - of or relating to or being a theocracy; "a theocratic state"
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theocratic

[θɪəˈkrætɪk] ADJteocrático
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theocratic

adjtheokratisch
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Impossible to class it in that ancient family of sombre, mysterious churches, low and crushed as it were by the round arch, almost Egyptian, with the exception of the ceiling; all hieroglyphics, all sacerdotal, all symbolical, more loaded in their ornaments, with lozenges and zigzags, than with flowers, with flowers than with animals, with animals than with men; the work of the architect less than of the bishop; first transformation of art, all impressed with theocratic and military discipline, taking root in the Lower Empire, and stopping with the time of William the Conqueror.
He strongly believed in and advocated Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's vision of Pakistan that was not a theocratic state, rather it was about the Muslims, who were a minority in India, and their basic rights.
These ceremonies are part of the regime's propaganda machine, an attempt to show that the theocratic establishment still enjoys legitimacy not only inside Iran but also in other countries 40 years after its establishment.
By vetoing the bill dubbed the War Powers Act, Trump again "proves he's the servant of Saudi Arabia -- the theocratic dictatorship spending billions spreading the most extreme and intolerant form of Islam around the world, supporting al-Qaeda & other jihadists, and waging genocidal war in Yemen with US help", Gabbard said in an emotional tweet.
Summary: Frankfurt [Germany], Feb 15 (ANI): Assessing the sensitivity of global and regional sentiment against the theocratic fascist and terrorist state of Pakistan, the Saudi Crown Prince must immediately cancel the Pakistan visit, said Shafi Burfat, the chairman of Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), on Friday.
To him, an Islamic State was not a theocratic state.
ISLAMABAD -- 'A central thought of the Father of the Nation Mohammed Ali Jinnah in creating Pakistan was that it will be a democratic and progressive state and not a theocratic or autocratic one in which thoughts and actions of individuals are controlled by a few in the name of ideology'.
Elyse Pineau directs, with Jodie Salazar as assistant director, Miller's classic cautionary tale about the dangers of irrational fear mongering, theocratic government and the breakdown of community relations.
'MCA is an irresponsible and dishonest party because they not only continue to join the corrupt Umno, but also to work with PAS who want to implement hudud and set up a theocratic state in Malaysia.
Furthermore, was 'Quaid ka Pakistan' supposed to be a theocratic state, to be ruled by a demagogue pandering to the religious morality of the majority Sunni Muslim population?
The Thiruvananthapuram MP, however, refused to retract, saying the BJP-RSS idea of a Hindu Rashtra remained the mirror image of the neighbouring"intolerant theocratic state".
// Bahrain, US in joint fight against Iran's theocratic fascism: Foreign Minister.