Words that end in cracy

-cracy suffix Government; rule: meritocracy. Origin of -cracy French -cratie from Old French from Late Latin -cratia from Greek -kratiā from kratos strength, power ; see kar- in Indo-European roots. a political system governed by old people bureaucracya government administered primarily by nonelective officials aristocracya privileged class holding hereditary titles meritocracya social system in which power goes to superior intellects technocracya form of government in which scientists and technical experts are in control stratocracygovernment by the military and an army gynecocracya political system governed by a woman plutocracya political system governed by the wealthy people ochlocracya political system in which a mob is the source of control democracythe orientation of those who favor government by the people autocracya theory favoring unlimited authority by an individual theocracya political unit governed by a deity mobocracya political system in which a mob is the source of control monocracya form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

-cracy

suffix

Government; rule: meritocracy.

Origin of -cracy

French -cratie from Old French from Late Latin -cratia from Greek -kratiā from kratos strength, power ; see kar- in Indo-European roots.

a political system governed by old people

bureaucracy
a government administered primarily by nonelective officials

aristocracy
a privileged class holding hereditary titles

meritocracy
a social system in which power goes to superior intellects

technocracy
a form of government in which scientists and technical experts are in control

stratocracy
government by the military and an army

gynecocracy
a political system governed by a woman

plutocracy
a political system governed by the wealthy people

ochlocracy
a political system in which a mob is the source of control

democracy
the orientation of those who favor government by the people

autocracy
a theory favoring unlimited authority by an individual

theocracy
a political unit governed by a deity

mobocracy
a political system in which a mob is the source of control

monocracy
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)