[ uh-nok-ruh-see ]
/ əˈnɒk rə si /
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noun, plural a·noc·ra·cies
government that is a hybrid of democracy and autocracy, often as a transitional phase when one of these forms of government takes on characteristics of the other: Political scientists noted significant democratic reforms in the traditionally authoritarian regime’s evolution to anocracy.
a nation or state having such a form of government: Freedom of the press is one of the first pillars of democracy threatened in an anocracy’s slide toward totalitarianism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM anocracyan·o·crat·ic [-an-uh-krat-ik], / ˌæn əˈkræt ɪk/, adjective
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