Definitions for oligarchic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ol•i•gar•chyˈɒl ɪˌgɑr ki(n.)(pl.)-chies.

  1. a form of government in which power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique.

    Category: Government

  2. a state or organization so ruled.

    Category: Government

  3. the persons or class so ruling.

    Category: Government

Origin of oligarchy:

1570–80; < ML oligarchia < Gk oligarchía. See olig -, -archy



Princeton's WordNet

  1. oligarchic, oligarchical(adj)

    of or relating to or supporting or characteristic of an oligarchy


  1. oligarchic(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to oligarchy


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