of, relating to, or having the form of an oligarchy.
- Also ol·i·gar·chi·cal [ol-i-gahr-ki-kuhl] /ˌɒl ɪˈgɑr kɪ kəl/ .
- ol·i·gar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
- non·ol·i·gar·chic, adjective
- non·ol·i·gar·chi·cal, adjective
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How to use oligarchic in a sentence
The problem for Putin is that his narrative as the brave warrior against oligarchical corruption has broken down.
A military dictatorship, an oligarchical dictatorship, and a religious dictatorship are all the same thing.Freed Activist Blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad on Egypt’s Future | David Keyes | June 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The oligarchical government is that form of government which from its very nature can never acquire stability.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis
Sulla, throughout his whole life, was a consistent adherent of the extreme oligarchical party.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis
He was fast becoming one of the oligarchical few who are recognized by far more people than they recognize.The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett