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Meaning of "kleptocratic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KLEPTOCRATIC

kleptocratic  [ˌklɛptəʊˈkrætɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KLEPTOCRATIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kleptocratic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES KLEPTOCRATIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kleptocratic

Kleptocracy

Kleptocracy, alternatively cleptocracy or kleptarchy, is a form of political and government corruption where the government exists to increase the personal wealth and political power of its officials and the ruling class at the expense of the wider population, often with pretense of honest service. This type of government corruption is often achieved by the embezzlement of state funds.

Definition of kleptocratic in the English dictionary

The definition of kleptocratic in the dictionary is characterized by corruption amongst those in power.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KLEPTOCRATIC


antidemocratic
ˌæntɪˌdɛməˈkrætɪk
aristocratic
ˌærɪstəˈkrætɪk
autocratic
ˌɔːtəˈkrætɪk
bureaucratic
ˌbjʊərəˈkrætɪk
democratic
ˌdɛməˈkrætɪk
hierocratic
ˌhaɪərəˈkrætɪk
Hippocratic
ˌhɪpəˈkrætɪk
idiosyncratic
ˌɪdɪəʊsɪŋˈkrætɪk
isocratic
ˌaɪsəʊˈkrætɪk
meritocratic
ˌmɛrɪtəʊˈkrætɪk
nondemocratic
ˌnɒndɛməˈkrætɪk
ochlocratic
ˌɒkləˈkrætɪk
pantisocratic
ˌpæntɪsəʊˈkrætɪk
plutocratic
ˌpluːtəˈkrætɪk
Socratic
sɒˈkrætɪk
stratocratic
ˌstrætəˈkrætɪk
technocratic
ˌteknəˈkrætɪk
theocratic
θɪəˈkrætɪk
ultrademocratic
ˌʌltrəˌdeməˈkrætɪk
undemocratic
ˌʌndɛməˈkrætɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KLEPTOCRATIC

kleinhuisie
Kleist
Klemperer
klendusic
klendusity
klepht
klephtic
klephtism
klepto
kleptocracies
kleptocracy
kleptomania
kleptomaniac
klett
kletterschuh
kletterschuhe
klezmer
klezmer music

WORDS THAT END LIKE KLEPTOCRATIC

acratic
akratic
automatic
biquadratic
Christian Democratic
conglomeratic
cosmocratic
dyscratic
erratic
gynecocratic
hieratic
magistratic
nonaristocratic
operatic
pedantocratic
piratic
quadratic
social democratic
umbratic
unbureaucratic
uratic

Synonyms and antonyms of kleptocratic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kleptocratic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KLEPTOCRATIC

Find out the translation of kleptocratic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kleptocratic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kleptocratic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盗贼统治
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cleptocrático
570 millions of speakers

English

kleptocratic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

kleptocratic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السارقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клептократической
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kleptocratic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

kleptocratic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kleptocratique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kleptokratik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kleptocratic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

kleptocratic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

kleptocratic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kleptokrasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kleptocratic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

kleptocratic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कृष्णमूर्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kleptokratik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cleptocratico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kleptocratic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клептократичною
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cleptocratic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

kleptocratic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kleptokratiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kleptocratic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kleptokratisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kleptocratic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KLEPTOCRATIC»

The term «kleptocratic» is normally little used and occupies the 144.572 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KLEPTOCRATIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kleptocratic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KLEPTOCRATIC»

Discover the use of kleptocratic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kleptocratic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Institutionalized Corruption and the Kleptocratic State (EPub)
This paper argues that corruption patterns are endogenous to political structures.
Christian Harm, Mr. Joshua Charap, 1999
2
Corruption, Global Security, and World Order
number of, complex transnational connections between states and societies.36 In kleptocratic interdependence, by contrast, the focus is obviously somewhat different, although some of the key dynamics are analogous, if far less benign in ...
Robert I. Rotberg, 2009
3
Oligarchs & Oligopolies
MAKING THE CASE FOR KLEPTOCRATIC OLIGARCHY (as the Dominant Form of Rule in the United States) Donald M. Nonini The Law doth punish the Man or Woman Who Steals the Goose from off the Common, But lets the greater Felon ...
Bruce Kapferer
4
Liberalization and Its Consequences: A Comparative ...
Such rent-seeking, or what I would call kleptocratic, states would find it hard to exist in the presence of a functioning democratic political system. A democracy enables groups to check each other's ability to generate and to capture such rents.
Werner Baer, Joseph LeRoy Love, 2000
5
African Nationalism in Cold War Politics
InCameroon as well as in other European African colonies, colonization was predicated on externally imposedgovernment legalized thievery carried out through the apparatus of the kleptocratic state. At the close of European colonialism ...
Emmanuel Konde, 2012
6
Draining development?: Controlling flows of illicit funds ...
... 381 Chan, K. H., 224–26 Channel Islands (Guernsey and Jersey) freezing of kleptocratic accounts in, 425 kleptocratic IFFs to, 422, 423, 435 kleptocratic prosecutions in, 436, 437, 446, 450–51n15 as tax haven, 300, 340, 345, 346, 359 , 364, ...
Peter Reuter, 2012
7
Debating the African Condition: Governance and leadership
among which are the kleptocratic tendency, i.e: thievery through the instrumentality of the state, and the ethnocratic tendency, the attempted concentration of politico-economic power in the hands of one or a handful of ethnic groups.
Alamin M. Mazrui, Willy Mutunga, 2004
8
The Economics of Organised Crime
4 Kleptocratic policy with a monopoly state The objective of a proprietary or kleptocratic state is to maximise political rent, rather than to maximise the welfare of the representative producer. Political rent, denoted by r, is equal to tax revenue , ty, ...
Gianluca Fiorentini, Sam Peltzman, 1997
9
Lawlessness and Economics: Alternative Modes of Governance
If the government could identify high-skilled individuals, it would try to extract more effort from them: a benevolent government would do this to help the less well-off people, and a kleptocratic government would do this to increase its own take.
Avinash K. Dixit, 2011
10
Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Nelson Mandela: An Ecological Study
It is perhaps appropriate to show how and why the White kleptocratic oligarchy of apartheid trapped power, opulence and wealth for the White minority to wallow in while leaving the Black majority in low, dry and uncomfortable need.
J. C. Buthelezi, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KLEPTOCRATIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kleptocratic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite 'lunatic' lawmakers …
“They were all aware they can easily go into arrears as they financed an entirely kleptocratic pro-Russian president”, he said. Speaking to CBC ... «iFreePress.com, Jul 15»
2
As Mother Lives on Through Our Mission
Austerity measures, like the Structural Adjustment Program, were introduced under the kleptocratic regime of General Babangida in the late ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
Interview With Savik Shuster - US Department of State
Look, fighting corruption is one of the hardest things that countries have to do – particularly countries emerging from the kleptocratic Soviet ... «US Department of State, Jul 15»
4
Ukraine leader says economic reforms to continue despite …
“They were all aware they can easily go into arrears as they financed an entirely kleptocratic pro-Russian president”, he said. He said the ... «Celebrity Cafe - Entertainment News, Jul 15»
5
Iran US Nuclear Agreement: A Historic Breakthrough or Iran's …
After the fall of the US ally and client, the Shah and his kleptocratic, bloody regime, the US has waged a virtual war on Iran in different ways. «NewsClick, Jul 15»
6
Ukraine PM "adamant" on striking deal with creditors as technical …
“They were all aware they can easily go into arrears as they financed an entirely kleptocratic pro-Russian president,” he said. The country's ... «680 News, Jul 15»
7
Senate hits the brakes on Tunisia aid boost
Much of the attention focuses on aid to help the tiny Mediterranean country reform its economy after years of kleptocratic rule by ousted ... «Al-Monitor, Jul 15»
8
MDC : MISSING DZAMARA SHOWING THE WAY FOR ALL ZIMBAS
Robert Mugabe and his kleptocratic Zanu PF regime should be shown the exit door as a matter of urgency if we are to prevent a total and ... «NewsdzeZimbabwe, Jul 15»
9
Now We're Cruising
Yet some observers are contending the notion that Cuba will revive its rum-soaked, corruption-riddled leisure sector or morph into a kleptocratic ... «World Policy Institute, Jul 15»
10
Beijing Is Cracking Down on Corruption — Big Time
... the entire country and concluded a harsh crackdown was necessary in order to pull China back from the brink of kleptocratic anarchy.”. «Institutional Investor, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Kleptocratic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kleptocratic>. Jul 2019 ».
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