noun, plural technocracies for 2, 3.
a theory and movement, prominent about 1932, advocating control of industrial resources, reform of financial institutions, and reorganization of the social system, based on the findings of technologists and engineers.
a system of government in which this theory is applied.
any application of this theory.
noun (pl) -cies
a theory or system of society according to which government is controlled by scientists, engineers, and other experts
a body of such experts
a state considered to be governed or organized according to these principles
A type of society marked by the dominant role of people with specialized technical skills, particularly engineers.
The control of government and society by people with technical skills, especially engineers.
noun 1. a proponent, adherent, or supporter of technocracy. 2. a technological expert, especially one concerned with management or administration.
[tek-nuh-krat-ik] /ˌtɛk nəˈkræt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or designating a technocrat or technocracy.
noun 1. fear of using technological devices, such as computers; technophobia noun fear of technology or the effects of technological development; also called technophobia Usage Note computing
[tek-nog-ruh-fee] /tɛkˈnɒg rə fi/ noun 1. the description and study of the arts and sciences in their geographical and ethnic distribution and historical development. technography /tɛkˈnɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the study and description of the historical development of the arts and sciences in the context of their ethnic and geographical background