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mediocracy

[mee-dee-ok-ruh-see] /ˌmi diˈɒk rə si/
noun, plural mediocracies.
1.
government or rule by a mediocre person or group.
Origin
blend of mediocre and -cracy
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Contemporary definitions for mediocracy
noun

a system where mediocracy is approved; a government by mediocre rulers

Word Origin

mediocre + -ocracy 'government'

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