monocracy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n monocracy a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Monocracy Government by a single person; undivided rule.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n monocracy Government or rule by a single person; autocracy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Monocracy mon-ok′ra-si rule or government by a single person
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Mono-, + -cracy, as in democracy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. monos, single, kratos, strength.