oligarchical oligarchical

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or supporting or characteristic of an oligarchy

Usage(s):

  1. The landmark decision puts a cap on an era of corruption and oligarchical politics that had gripped the country throughout the 1980's.
  2. But ornithological and oligarchical verities apart, little else of the old order is immune from the spirit of regeneration that has engulfed the state.

News

  • Patton Oswalt’s First Paid Stand-Up Gig, And He Talks About Airplane Food? (Video)

    Patton Oswalt, age 19. (YouTube) A young Patton Oswalt, pre- King of Queens (and later career shift into being the King of Nerds), was just a hustling stand-up comic, trying to make his way as a 19-year-old performing in a comedy video hosted by your student loan company. No seriously. Not Sallie Mae, or anything as specific as that. Just a vaguely threatening, overarching oligarchical entitty ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. Speaking on his weekly radio show, Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa said that "oligarchical and separatist" Bolivians were trying to destabilize the Morales government.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Rafael Correa Source: CounterPunch

  2. As theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg writes, "This means ipso facto, by the very existence of the church and in the living of its liturgical life, a challenging of the claims of every political and judicial order, whether monarchical, oligarchical, or...
    on Mar 13, 2004 By: Wolfhart Pannenberg Source: Opinion Editorials

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