theocrat

[thee-uh-krat]
noun
1.
a person who rules, governs as a representative of God or a deity, or is a member of the ruling group in a theocracy, as a divine king or a high priest.
2.
a person who favors theocracy.

Origin:
1820–30; back formation from theocratic < Greek theokrat(ía) theocracy + -ic

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theocracy (θɪˈɒkrəsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  government by a deity or by a priesthood
2.  a community or political unit under such government
 
'theocrat
 
n
 
theo'cratic
 
adj
 
theo'cratical
 
adj
 
theo'cratically
 
adv

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