noun, plural ti·moc·ra·cies.
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Origin of timocracy
OTHER WORDS FROM timocracyti·mo·crat·ic [tahy-muh-krat-ik] /ˌtaɪ məˈkræt ɪk/, ti·mo·crat·i·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for timocracy
Yes, that is the type of character which answers to timocracy.The Republic|Plato
Out of this timocracy, or timarchy, the city will next pass into an oligarchy, or government of wealth.
Associated words: timocracy, timocratic, honorary, honorific.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming
Timocracy, therefore, almost invariably paved the way to democracy.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Between the Eupatrid oligarchy and the rule of Peisistratus there comes the timocracy of Solon.