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physiocrat

physiocrat

noun, phys·io·crat often capitalized \ˈfi-zē-ə-ˌkrat\

Definition of PHYSIOCRAT

:  a member of a school of political economists founded in 18th century France and characterized chiefly by a belief that government policy should not interfere with the operation of natural economic laws and that land is the source of all wealth
phys·io·crat·ic \ˌfi-zē-ə-ˈkra-tik\ adjective often capitalized

Origin of PHYSIOCRAT

French physiocrate, from physi- physi- + -crate -crat
First Known Use: 1798

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