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  • adj. of, relating to, or being a plutocracy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to plutocracy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or characteristic of a plutocracy or a plutocrat: as, a plutocratic government; plutocratic ideas.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of a plutocrat


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  • Susan had been my friend, as had her brother Perry, and Lucia, Perry's wife: they made no secret of the fact that they deplored in me what they were pleased to call plutocratic obsessions, nor had their disapproval always been confined to badinage.

    A Far Country — Complete

  • With his Government job as a stepping-stone he has sprung into what he used to call plutocratic society in

    The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig; a Novel

  • Overall, Whitman's economic policy is a kind of plutocratic Bolshevism, in which she, Carly Fiorina, the Koch Brothers, the oil companies, and other wealthy elites act as a kind of revolutionary vanguard determined to seize power in Sacramento and in Washington DC in order to give all power to the plutocracy.

    Whitman's Economic Plan: All Power to the Plutocrats

  • Or will it evolve into a kind of plutocratic and reactionary corporate state like South Korea once was (but without the industry or the work ethic)?

    What's Wrong with Russia

  • But to be clear, since Karabell really isn't, those long-form, economically minded features he's extolling all ran in the pages of the more plutocratic and business-focused Fortune, not the mass-market, general-interest-focused Time.

    Yvette Kantrow: Child's Play

  • This is more of the typical conservative/right-wing plutocratic Rand-ian crap spewed in Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, etc.

    Think Progress » In Effort To Smear The President, Gingrich Suggests Obama Would Have Allied With Anti-Nazi Party

  • If this purpose should succeed, it has but one issue, -- the immense strengthening of a plutocratic administration at the top, served by an army of high-salaried helpers, with an elite of skilled and well - paid workmen, but all resting on what would essentially be a serf class of low-paid labor and this mass kept in order by an increased use of military force.


  • It is proof positive that we have choices other than the underperforming, crisis-racked, corrupting and plutocratic version of capitalism promoted as our only choice by the Wall Street Journal.

    Ian Fletcher: Review: Thom Hartmann's Rebooting the American Dream

  • A tentatively declining, increasingly plutocratic status quo, minus the warmongering fascists in positions of executive power?

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Negotiating Against Themselves

  • Entitled Aristocracy Reborn, this paper chronicled the long struggle of the working class against, as Obama put it, "plutocratic thugs with one hand on the money and the other on the government."

    Rush wasnt punked, he wasnt pwned. He was just doing what he does.


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