technocracy

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noun tech·noc·ra·cy \ tek-ˈnä-krə-sē \

Definition of technocracy

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

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First Known Use of technocracy

1895


TECHNOCRACY Defined for English Language Learners

technocracy

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Definition of technocracy for English Language Learners

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


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