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technocrat

[tek-nuh-krat]
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noun
  1. a proponent, adherent, or supporter of technocracy.
  2. a technological expert, especially one concerned with management or administration.

Origin of technocrat

First recorded in 1930–35; techno- + -crat
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n.

1932, back-formation from technocracy. Related: Technocratic.

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