tech·​no·​crat·​ic ˌtek-nə-ˈkra-tik How to pronounce technocratic (audio)
: of, relating to, or suggestive of a technocrat or a technocracy

Examples of technocratic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other leaders might not have instigated the Oct. 7 attack, preferring to focus on technocratic matters of governance, Mr. al-Awawdeh said. Adam Rasgon, New York Times, 12 May 2024 But while the technologists are bullish on the economic impacts of AI, members of that other technocratic priesthood with profound influence over public life—the economists—are not. Will Henshall, TIME, 16 Apr. 2024 Like Chantal Mouffe, a theorist of leftist populism and a friend of Mélenchon’s, Mélenchon believes that voters have become demoralized by a technocratic neoliberal consensus: the primacy of markets and social values that favor individualism over the collective good. Elisabeth Zerofsky, New York Times, 6 Mar. 2024 The fact that the 88-year-old is expected to stay on as head of the new technocratic Palestinian government is likely to be controversial. Washington Post, 26 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for technocratic 

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Word History


techno- + -cratic, after technocracy, technocrat

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of technocratic was in 1932

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“Technocratic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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