theocracy

[n] - a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided) 2. [n] - the belief in government by divine guidance
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theocracy

Political system run by priests, as was once found in Tibet. In practical terms it means a system where religious values determine political decisions. The closest modern examples have been Iran...
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Theocracy

The·oc'ra·cy noun [ Greek ...; ... God + ... to be strong, to rule, from ... strength: confer French théocratie . See Theism , and confer Democracy .] 1. Government of a state by the immediate direction or administration of God; hence, the exercise of political authority
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theocracy

noun the belief in government by divine guidance
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theocracy

noun a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
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Theocracy

• (n.) The state thus governed, as the Hebrew commonwealth before it became a kingdom. • (n.) Government of a state by the immediate direction or administration of God; hence, the exercise of political authority by priests as representing the Deity.
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theocracy

(from the article `constitution`) ...God, it came to be argued, was the sole ruler of the universe, and his laws were to be obeyed. Christians were under an obligation to try to ... [7 related articles]
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theocracy

theocracy, theocratic 1. A government made up of people (priests or other clergy) who claim to represent God. 2. A government by a god or by priests. 3. A community governed by a god or priests; usually by priests, according to some form of religious law.4. A priestly order or religious body exercising political or civil power.
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Theocracy

(Gr. theos, god, kratos, government, power) A view of political organization in which God is sole ruler. All political laws come under what is held to be the Divine Will. Church and State become one. Examples the development of the Hebrew ideal and Judaism, Mohammedan politics, Calvinism in Geneva, Puritan New England. -- V.F.
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Theocracy

A species of government which claims to be immediately directed by God. Religion, which in former times, frequently associated itself with despotism, to reign, by its power, or under its shadow, has sometimes attempted to reign alone, and this she has called the reign of God, theocracy.
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theocracy

Political system run by priests, as was once found in Tibet. In practical terms it means a system where religious values determine political decisions. The closest modern examples have been Iran during the period when Ayatollah Khomeini was its religious leader, 1979–89, and Afghanistan under the Islamic fundamentalist Taliban regime, 1996...
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theocracy

Rule by the church.
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theocracy

government by priests or by religious law
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