Word for the Day: corpocracy

corpocracy

PRONUNCIATION:
(kor-POK-ruh-see) 
MEANING:
noun: A society in which corporations control the government.
ETYMOLOGY:
From corporate, from Latin corpus (body) + -cracy (rule). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kwrep- (body, form), which is also the source of corps, corpus, corpse, corporation, corpulent, corset, corsage, leprechaun, and corpus delicti. Earliest documented use: 1935.
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