plutocracy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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plutocracynoun

uk   /pluːˈtɒk.rə.si/  us   /-ˈtɑː.krə-/

plutocracy noun (SYSTEM)

[U] a ​system of ​government in which the ​richestpeople in a ​countryrule or have ​power: It's ​time we put an end to plutocracy. [C] a ​country where the ​richestpeople have ​power

plutocracy noun (PEOPLE)

[S, + sing/pl verb] the ​richestpeople in a ​country who have ​power in it
(Definition of plutocracy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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