Definition of "technocracy" [tech•noc•ra•cy]

  • A government or social system controlled by technicians, especially scientists and technical experts. (noun)

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Use "technocracy" in a sentence
  • "This technocracy is about as workable as the theocracy of Iran."
  • "The argument I was addressing was that technocracy is incompetent."
  • "So there's no doubt that machinery, especially in the age that I call a technocracy, made life better according to values that I think most of us would accept."