Definition of corporate state in English:

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corporate state

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A state governed by representatives not of geographical areas but of vocational corporations of the employers and employees in each trade, profession, or industry.
Example sentences
  • Is this a slippery slope toward a corporate state in which our employers control everything we do?
  • I would argue that I don't live in a democracy but a corporate state.
  • With the freedom of the erstwhile colonies, the corporations and corporate states had to find a new means to dominate the world.

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