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securocrat Line breaks: se¦curo|crat
Pronunciation: /sɪˈkjʊərə(ʊ)krat/
/sɪˈkjɔːrə(ʊ)krat/

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Definition of securocrat in English:

noun

A military or police officer who holds an influential position in the government; an advocate of the close involvement of military and police officers in government.
Example sentences
  • He allowed himself to be manipulated by the securocrats within the British establishment.
  • Be they nationalist or loyalist, be they securocrats or criminals, the anti-peace brigades have won the day.
  • On reflection, Americans realise that it is not a black-and-white case of evil politicians or securocrats conspiring to enslave them.

Origin

Blend of security and bureaucrat.

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