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synonyms for oligarchy

  • authoritarianism
  • autocracy
  • coercion
  • cruelty
  • despotism
  • domination
  • oppression
  • terrorism
  • totalitarianism
  • absolutism
  • fascism
  • high-handedness
  • imperiousness
  • monocracy
  • severity
  • totality
  • peremptoriness
  • reign of terror
  • unreasonableness
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antonyms for oligarchy

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  • democracy
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How to use oligarchy in a sentence

Paid social media’s oligarchy, made up of Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, may soon have to share the crown as competing social media platforms are getting a second look from advertisers.
MEDIA BUYERS WEIGH IN ON THE LEADERS AND CHALLENGERS ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA LANDSCAPEKIMEKO MCCOYAUGUST 25, 2021DIGIDAY
World history teaches that oligarchies are almost impossible to unwind except by war or violent revolution.
AMERICA'S 1% GOT WAY RICHER DURING THE PANDEMIC. WE NEED A ONETIME WEALTH TAX TO HELP REBUILD THE COUNTRYDANIEL MARKOVITSAPRIL 30, 2021TIME
As for immigration, the idea that those who want to tackle these problems are doing the bidding of a “corporate oligarchy” seeking cheap labor is not working-class straight talk, it’s insulting nonsense.
J.D. VANCE’S SENATE HOPES REVEAL THE PROBLEM WITH PERFORMATIVE POPULISMGREG SARGENTMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The central theme of your new book is that the American system presently finds itself in a conflict between “democracy versus oligarchy.”
THE SYSTEM IS ‘RIGGED’: ROBERT REICH ON THE SUPREME COURT, ECONOMIC INEQUALITY, AND HIS TWITTER BEEF WITH ELON MUSKREYMASHAYEKHIOCTOBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
The oligarchy was saved, but the struggle between rich and poor was by no means over.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
It was an oligarchy of a few powerful whig noblemen, whose rule was supreme in England.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IXJOHN LORD
He limited the freedom of the citizens, and turned the old democratic constitution into an oligarchy.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
In truth he had no popular sympathies, and leaned towards an aristocracy which was little short of an oligarchy.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
The views he put forward were simply these: Ireland can no longer be governed by an oligarchy, however powerful.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
On the ruins of the thrones and altars will soon grow up the oligarchy of merchants and bourgeois.
THE SWORD OF HONOR, VOLUMES 1 & 2EUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO OLIGARCHY

  • absolutism
  • authoritarianism
  • autocracy
  • coercion
  • cruelty
  • despotism
  • domination
  • fascism
  • high-handedness
  • imperiousness
  • monocracy
  • oligarchy
  • oppression
  • peremptoriness
  • reign of terror
  • severity
  • terrorism
  • totalitarianism
  • totality
  • unreasonableness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.