Definition of sociocracy in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsəʊsɪˈɒkrəsi/ /ˌsəʊʃɪˈɒkrəsi/


  • (A system of) government by or for the benefit of society as a whole; a state or society governed in this way.

    Now chiefly with reference to the ideas of Auguste Comte or Lester Frank Ward.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The North British Review. From socio- + -cracy, probably after French sociocratie.