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addaword.gifdefinition of kleptocracy

noun
a form of government whose main purpose is to enrich those involved in government and their families and friends
I was going to say that we must admit that we are living in a kleptocracy, like Russia or many developing-world tyrannies.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 29/01/2014 17:51:00
Definition of kleptocracy from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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