government by beggars or paupers; wholesale pauperization

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • ptochocracy — /tō kokˈrə si or ptō kokˈrə si/ noun The rule of beggars or paupers, wholesale pauperization ORIGIN: Gr ptōchos a beggar, and ↑ cracy …   Useful english dictionary

  • ptochocracy — A government formed of the poor …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • ptochocracy —   n. government by the poor …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Forms of Government — It has been suggested that every government which has ever existed has been a prime example of kakistocracy, or the rule of the worst, but this list of 169 different types of leadership suggests that that might be a bit too simplistic. Each of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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