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-cracy

noun combining form

Definition of -CRACY

1
:  form of government; also :  state having such a form <monocracy>
2
:  social or political class (as of powerful persons) <mobocracy>
3
:  theory of social organization <technocracy>

Origin of -CRACY

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

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