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stratocracy

Syllabification: stra·toc·ra·cy
Pronunciation: /strəˈtäkrəsē
 
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Definition of stratocracy in English:

noun (plural stratocracies)

rare
1Government by military forces.
Example sentences
  • The important stratocracy persons in the Republic of China visited here respectively, including the chairman Linsen.
  • The obvious problem for a Western audience is that the none-too-subtle political message of ‘Hero’ is that stratocracy is good for you.
  • Neofascism and stratocracy are rife.
1.1A military government.
Example sentences
  • Rather stratocracies are found only among countries that support immobile light and medium forces.
  • The vetting out of ‘outsiders’ was not the only kind gesture of these commanders of the Iranian stratocracy.
  • We live in a nascent stratocracy - a government ruled by military.

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