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gynecocracy

[jin-i-kok-ruh-see, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni-] /ˌdʒɪn ɪˈkɒk rə si, ˌgaɪ nɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ-/
noun, plural gynecocracies.
1.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Greek gynaikokratía. See gyneco-, -cracy
Related forms
gynecocrat
[ji-nee-kuh-krat, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni kəˌkræt, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
gynecocratic
[ji-nee-kuh-krat-ik, gahy-, jahy-, jin-i-, gahy-ni-, jahy-ni-] /dʒɪˌni kəˈkræt ɪk, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-, ˌgaɪ nɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gynecocracy

gynaecocracy

/ˌdʒaɪnɪˈkɒkrəsɪ; ˌɡaɪ-/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
government by women or by a single woman Also called gynarchy
Derived Forms
gynaecocratic, (US) gynecocratic (dʒaɪˌniːkəˈkrætɪk; ɡaɪ-) adjective
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