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timocracy Saltos de línea: tim|oc¦racy
Pronunciación: /tɪˈmɒkrəsi/

Definición de timocracy en inglés:

sustantivo (plural timocracies)

chiefly Philosophy
1A form of government in which possession of property is required in order to hold office.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • These days we have moved on from a timocracy, but you'll still find plenty examples of the John Jay mentality here.
  • This happens because of the treasuries of gold that the individuals in the timocracy have.
  • It has similar features to timocracy, but it is different to it in many ways.
2A form of government in which rulers are motivated by ambition or love of honour.


Pronunciación: /tɪməˈkratɪk/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • As for the oligarchic man, he would probably follow on from the timocratic man in the following manner: growing up, he will see his father work hard for all that he has.
  • They conclude that the happiest man is the kingly man, the next the timocratic, followed by the oligarchic, the democratic, and the tyrannical.
  • I think the timocratic structure of divinity in early Greek myth might be quite a good thing to apply to the tale of Eris, the apple and the Trojan War.


Late 15th century: from Old French timocracie, via medieval Latin from Greek timokratia, from timē 'honour, worth' + -kratia 'power'. sense 1 reflects Aristotle's usage, sense 2 Plato's.

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