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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Government by or in accordance with natural laws.

Usage examples (5)
  • Do you know a place where they practice physiocracy?
  • "physiocracy" was probably used by Quesnay to convey the idea that the new system provides for the reign of the natural law.
  • Behind his numerous reforms lay a comprehensive program influenced by the doctrines of enlightened absolutism, natural law, mercantilism, and physiocracy.
  • Flatterers, and even the tutor himself, stimulated the extravagant imperiousness of the crown-prince, while Martini (professor of natural law) found in him an eager student of... for more
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