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  • noun UK The section of the left-wing political establishment typically educated at polytechnics (or similar new universities)


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  • To put in a member of the old "polyocracy" is the precise reverse of this Government's wider educational aims. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph

  • Among the most important of these were the dynamism of the Party before 1933, its political alliance as a "totalitarian" movement with Germany's authoritarian elites, the personal absolutism of Hitler as Führer, and ” as a consequence of this triad ” the proliferation after 1933 of competitive and unco-ordinated power centres, or what Broszat calls the "polyocracy" of the Nazi state.

    Dissent on Broszat


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