monocracy

[moh-nok-ruh-see, muh-]
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Origin of monocracy

1645–55; mono- + -cracy; modeled on aristocracy, democracy
Related formsmon·o·crat·ic [mon-uh-krat-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈkræt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for monocratic

monocracy

noun plural -cies
  1. government by one person
Derived Formsmonocrat (ˈmɒnəˌkræt), nounmonocratic, adjective
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