HyperDic: political_system

English > 1 sense of the expression political system:
NOUNgrouppolitical system, form of governmentthe members of a social organization who are in power
English > political system: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe members of a social organization who are in power.
Synonymform of government
Member ofsocial organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structureThe people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
Membersparty, political partyAn organization to gain political power
political unit, political entityA unit with political responsibilities
Narrowerautocracy, autarchyA political system governed by a single individual
constitutionalismA constitutional system of government (usually with a written constitution)
democracy, republic, commonwealthA political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
diarchy, dyarchyA form of government having two joint rulers
gerontocracyA political system governed by old men
gynecocracy, gynarchyA political system governed by a woman
hegemonyThe dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
mobocracy, ochlocracyA political system in which a mob is the source of control
oligarchyA political system governed by a few people
plutocracyA political system governed by the wealthy people
republicA form of government whose head of state is not a monarch
technocracyA form of government in which scientists and technical experts are in control
theocracyA political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishforma de gobierno, sistema político
Catalanform de govern, sistema polític

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