Meaning of -CRACY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun combining form ]

Etymology: Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French -cratie, from Late Latin -cratia, from Greek -kratia, from kratos strength, power — more at hard

1. : form of government ; also : state having such a form

mono cracy

2. : social or political class (as of powerful persons)

mobo cracy

3. : theory of social organization

techno cracy

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.