a theory and movement, prominent about 1932, advocating control of industrial resources, reform of financial institutions, and reorganization of the social system, based on the findings of technologists and engineers.
a system of government in which this theory is applied.
any application of this theory.
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How to use technocracy in a sentence
Today the danger of being terrorized by technocracy threatens every country in the world.We're Dangerously Close to Giving Big Tech Control Of Our Thoughts | Susie Alegre | June 29, 2022 | Time
The benefit of technocracy is that it avoids the petty mercenary self-interest of industry players.
Their shared faith in technocracy is not the only reason for that.
Last moment arrival of material from various authors thrust the technocracy article out of this issue.Futuria Fantasia, Fall 1939 | Ray Bradbury
We will, tho, in the Winter Edition, give you a few facts and predictions made by technocracy.Futuria Fantasia, Fall 1939 | Ray Bradbury
Under technocracy people will be classified in a set of probably 100 industrial sequences, according to their work.
When you write an introductory article to a generally new audience on technocracy, you have to start from the ground up.
technocracy is not an organization that wants to overthrow the American government, but only an org.
British Dictionary definitions for technocracy
a theory or system of society according to which government is controlled by scientists, engineers, and other experts
a body of such experts
a state considered to be governed or organized according to these principles
- technocrat (ˈtɛknəˌkræt), noun
- technocratic, adjective
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Cultural definitions for technocracy (1 of 2)
A type of society marked by the dominant role of people with specialized technical skills, particularly engineers.
The control of government and society by people with technical skills, especially engineers.
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