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mobocracy

Line breaks: mob|oc¦racy
Pronunciation: /mɒbˈɒkrəsi
 
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Definition of mobocracy in English:

noun (plural mobocracies)

[mass noun]
Rule or domination by the masses: the court will never permit mobocracy to overwhelm the law of the land [count noun]: will mobocracies emerge to replace the old despots?
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  • The mobocracy rules the biggest nation in the name of democracy.
  • The government has failed, police has failed, intelligence has failed and mobocracy is ruling the roost.
  • Sharp countered this, but others reacted by opposing the coming convention, saying it would promote mobocracy.

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