noun \tek-ˈnä-krə-sē\

: a system in which people with a lot of knowledge about science or technology control a society

plural tech·noc·ra·cies

Full Definition of TECHNOCRACY

:  government by technicians; specifically :  management of society by technical experts

First Known Use of TECHNOCRACY


Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism


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