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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or supporting or characteristic of a despotic power exercised by a privileged clique

Usage examples (37)
  • A third is the internal purchase of the system resulting in oligarchic fascism.
  • The reason that both our political and economic systems can legitimately be defined as oligarchic is that the values of the oligarchs are represented in both structures.
  • There is danger to install some kind of oligarchic rule.
  • It's about the creation of a kind of oligarchic state between masters and serfs. for more
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