Origin of oligarchic
Examples from the Web for oligarchical
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|DAILY BEAST
Is not this the way—he is the son of the miserly and oligarchical father who has trained him in his own habits?The Republic|Plato
Oligarchical reasoners in modern times employ the bad part of Aristotles principle without the good.Aristotle|George Grote
This union of oligarchical wealth and mob poverty is the very essence of the 'Spirit of Whiggism.'Sketches|Benjamin Disraeli
1640s, from Greek oligarkhikos, from oligarkhos, related to oligarkhia (see oligarchy). Related: Oligarchical.