Definition of technocrat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈteknəˌkrat/


1An exponent or advocate of technocracy.
Example sentences
  • Simultaneously, a forward-looking bishop authorized young Christian Democrat technocrats to experiment with transferring church-owned farms to their workers.
  • Is there anyway to guess whether he's going to be a reformer or a conservative or a technocrat or an ideologue?
  • The economic planning by technocrats in the Fourth Republic paid off with high growth rates in France in the early years of the Fifth Republic.
1.1A member of a technically skilled elite.
Example sentences
  • Rapid industrialization under the Five Year Plans required massive numbers of experts, technocrats, skilled workers, engineers and managers.
  • These factions are made up of secular and moderate religious movements and count among their members a number of technocrats and individuals with an unblemished history of patriotism.
  • The ancien regime and its destruction by the French Revolution had to be synthesized and made meaningful by a new clergy of elites: the technocrats.



Pronunciation: /ˌteknəˈkratik(ə)lē/
Example sentences
  • It was a sophisticated, technologically and technocratically advanced place, but it's undergone some severe hardship, obviously, because of the sanctions, because of the regime, and now because of the war.
  • Complementing his ‘cheeky chappy’ mayoral persona with a technocratically sound management of London's transport he became overwhelmingly the most popular politician in London.
  • It seemed logical that the unglamorous, nuts-and-bolts business of ‘transition’ would now be managed by the more technocratically adept man.
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