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Oligarchy synonyms

ŏl'ĭ-gär'kē, ō'lĭ-
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A country or state governed in this way.
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  1. A country or state governed in this way.
  2. Government ruled by or subject to religious authority.
  3. A country or state whose government derives its power directly from God or another divine spirit.
A hierarchy of gods.
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  1. A hierarchy of gods.
  2. Government or rule by a god or by priests; theocracy.
Government shared by two rulers, powers, etc.
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  1. Government shared by two rulers, powers, etc.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. A country with three districts, each governed by its own ruler
  3. Government by three people; a triumvirate.
A government by two persons.
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Any of various two-man executive boards in the Roman Republic.
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  1. Any of various two-man executive boards in the Roman Republic.
  2. Governmental position or authority held jointly by two persons
The office, functions, or term of a triumvir
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  1. The office, functions, or term of a triumvir
  2. Government by triumvirs.
  3. Any group or set of three
A person or group selected to govern in place of a monarch or other ruler who is absent, disabled, or still in minority.
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  1. A person or group selected to govern in place of a monarch or other ruler who is absent, disabled, or still in minority.
  2. A country or territory governed by a regent or group of regents
  3. The position, function, or authority of a regent or group of regents
Government by old men
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  1. Government by old men
  2. Government based on rule by elders.
  3. A governing group of elders.
A state or country having this form of government.
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  1. A state or country having this form of government.
  2. Government by a privileged minority or upper class, usually of inherited wealth and social position
  3. A hereditary ruling class; nobility.
Find another word for oligarchy. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for oligarchy, like: theocracy, thearchy, diarchy, triarchy, duarchy, duumvirate, triumvirate, regency, gerontocracy, aristocracy and government.