Word for the Day: corpocracy
noun: A society in which corporations control the government.
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.