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monocracy

[moh-nok-ruh-see, muh-] /moʊˈnɒk rə si, mə-/
noun, plural monocracies.
1.
government by only one person; autocracy.
Origin of monocracy
1645-1655
1645-55; mono- + -cracy; modeled on aristocracy, democracy
Related forms
monocratic
[mon-uh-krat-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈkræt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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monocracy

/mɒˈnɒkrəsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
government by one person
Derived Forms
monocrat (ˈmɒnəˌkræt) noun
monocratic, adjective
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