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ptochocracy

/təʊˈkɒkrəsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
government by the poor
Word Origin
C18: from Greek, from ptochos poor + -cracy
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Contemporary definitions for ptochocracy
noun

the study of poverty, unemployment

Word Origin

Greek 'poor, beggar'

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