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πλουτοκρατία

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From πλουτοκρατέω "I rule through wealth" < πλοῦτος "wealth" + κρατέω "I rule" < κράτος "power"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ploːtokratíaː]
  • (Koine): IPA: [pluːto̞kratˈiaː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [plutokratˈia]

Noun

πλουτοκρατία (genitive πλουτοκρατίας) f, first declension; (ploutokratiā)

  1. An oligarchy of wealth
  2. A plutocracy

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