Adjective "technocrats" definition and examples

(Technocrats may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtɛknəkrat/

Definitions and examples

noun

An exponent or advocate of technocracy.
  1. 'In Italy, governments of so-called technocrats have been repeatedly appointed during periods of political crisis to work alongside cabinets of politically unaffiliated specialists.'
  2. 'Is there anyway to guess whether he's going to be a reformer or a conservative or a technocrat or an ideologue?'
  3. 'They cannot just be technocrats; the ethic of the left has to become something again.'
  4. 'By and large, the majority of new faces are technocrats.'
  5. 'But the age of the generals was over and that of the ideologues and technocrats had begun.'
  6. 'After all, there would appear to be no less reason to apply the same sort of language to Laskian socialists or Keynesian technocrats.'
  7. 'And while I'll freely admit that I may be too much of a pragmatic technocrat by nature, it's hard not to be discouraged by how hard it is to find anyone these days who actually cares about facts on the ground and genuine solutions.'
  8. 'All top technocrats and industrial captains were members of this task force.'
  9. 'In this way, power was shifted out of the hands of the masses and into the hands of a minority elite of technocrats and upper-income businessmen.'
  10. 'A new pattern of migration of the intellectuals, technocrats, artists, and educated youth is naturally expected to develop.'
  11. 'These factions are made up of secular and moderate religious movements and count among their members a number of technocrats and individuals with an unblemished history of patriotism.'
  12. 'They had the need of the authority and direction of an elite cadre of technocrats.'
  13. 'A cadre of diplomats and technocrats would concentrate on opening economic doors - and making sure they stayed open.'
  14. 'They were popularised by intellectuals and technocrats.'
  15. 'Today environment management has become the responsibility of governments; of technocrats, scientists and now industry.'
  16. 'As a social base it had the older generation of the modern middle class, made up of professional workers, technocrats and civil servants.'

More definitions

1. a proponent, adherent, or supporter of technocracy.

2. a technological expert, especially one concerned with management or administration.

More examples(as adjective)

"officials can be technocrats."

"leaders can be technocrats."

"criteria can be technocrats."

"times can be technocrats."

"ties can be technocrats."

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Origin

(technocrat)