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[ahy-sok-ruh-see] /aɪˈsɒk rə si/

noun, plural isocracies.
a government in which all individuals have equal political power.
noun (pl) -cies
a form of government in which all people have equal powers
equality of political power

rule whereby everyone has equal power, equality of rule
Word Origin

iso- ‘power’

“equal power,” 1650s, from Greek isokratia “equality of power,” from isokrates “of equal power, possessing equal rights,” from isos “equal” (see iso-) + -kratia “power, rule, authority” (see -cracy). Related: Isocratic.


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