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oligarchic (adj.)

"pertaining to or of the nature of government by a few," 1640s, from Greek oligarkhikos "pertaining to oligarchy," from oligarkhos, related to oligarkhia "government by the few" (see oligarchy). Related: Oligarchical.

updated on August 20, 2019

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Definitions of oligarchic from WordNet

oligarchic (adj.)
of or relating to or supporting or characteristic of an oligarchy;
Synonyms: oligarchical
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