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The Politics | Glossary


adjudicator: (n) one who makes decisions like a judge

alien: (n) a noncitizen

aristocracy: (n) a form of regime in which the elite classes rule

equality: (n) in Politics, similar rights for those of a like class, gender, or standing

lots: (v) a randomized selection method, usually by rolling dice or other means

nomothetês: (n) in ancient Greece, lawgivers; legislators

oligarchy: (n) a political system in which few individuals hold power

polis: (n) a Greek city-state, broadly, a state or society, especially one characterized by a sense of community

politikos: (n) Greek; of, for, or relating to citizens; regarding citizens or matters of state

polity: (n) a governing method combining elements of oligarchy and democracy

regime: (n) a form of rulership or government

tyranny: (n) a singular and oppressive power

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